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Orange, Los Angeles County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
 Smart Voter Barbara R. Kilponen

Candidate for
Board Member; Fullerton Joint Union High School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • B.A. Art History, Northwestern University
  • Appointed to Committee of Credentials (Vice Chair), California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
  • Founding Member, California State University, Fullerton, College of Education, Leadership Council
  • President, Fullerton Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees, 3 terms
  • "Educator of the Year," Fullerton Chamber of Commerce
  • "Outstanding Friend of Education," Phi Delta Kappa, Cal State Fullerton
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • To maintain core curriculum and extracurricular activities for our current students' brothers and sisters in years to come
  • To maintain an excellent salary schedule (FJUHSD is 2nd in County) to attract top notch staff
  • To maintain safe, secure schools as well as respect and dignity for all members of our school communities, to realize harmony in our neighborhoods.
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Key Endorsements
  • James Gomez, Past Mayor, La Habra City Council
  • Tim Shaw, Mayor, La Habra City Council
  • California School Employees Association, FJUHSD, Dave Wiegand, President
Position Papers
The Challenge of Bridging the Gap Between High-performing and Lower-performing Schools
Every district has higher and lower performing schools and the challenge should be to close that gap. The Fullerton Joint Union High School District has set as high priority strategies to provide world-class education to all students at all schools.
Frequently Asked Questions
The Fullerton Joint Union High School District Board of Trustees has been a stabilizing force in North Orange County, accommodating students from all or parts of ten cities inside our boundaries. The District also attracts hundreds of students from outside the District with their attendance funding, enabling more diverse coursework to enrich the curriculum for all students. As an incumbent trustee, I am often asked the following questions:
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