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Santa Barbara County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Board Member; Santa Barbara Unified School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 4 3:18pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (119/119)
Candidates (Vote for 3)
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Gayle Eidelson Click here for more information about this candidate 42576 votes 30.40%

  • Occupation: Parent/Educator
  • B.A. in Anthopology from University of Califonia, Berkeley
  • California Teaching Credential, Cal State Northridge
  • Married 33 years with seven children, all educated in the SB public schools
  • Preschool teacher
  • Parent volunteer for 24+ years in schools, classrooms and District committees
  • Santa Barbara resident for 29 years
  • Increasing student achievement through high quality instruction to enable all students to reach their goals in academics and future careers
  • Providing a fiscally sound budget for financial stability through tough economic times
  • Hiring and retaining capable, motivated teachers that inspire students, helping to close the achievement gap and increasing parental involvement
Pedro Paz Click here for more information about this candidate 39351 votes 28.10%
  • Occupation: Educator
  • Ph.D Education, UCSB
  • Program & Evaluation Manager, First Five Santa Barbara, Executive Director First Five Merced
  • Home/School Liaison, Santa Barbara Unified School District
  • Coordinator of Healthy Start Programs, Carpinteria Unified School Distric
  • Evaluator, Center for Chicano Studies at UC Santa Barbara
  • Attended El Camino Elementary, Goleta Valley Junior High, Dos Pueblos High School, SBCC, UCSB
  • Reduce classroom to student ratio, make health and nutrition services available
  • Provide more educational opportunities for minority students and students with special needs
  • Engage parents to ensure our children are ready to enter kindergarden
H. Edward Heron Click here for more information about this candidate 35822 votes 25.58%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • A Santa Barbara resident for most of my life
  • Educated at Peabody, LaCumbre Junior High and Santa Barbara High Schools
  • Business/Economics Degree-Claremont McKenna College
  • 42 Year Santa Barbara Real Estate Executive
  • Trustee-Santa Barbara Unified School District 2008-2012
  • President-Santa Barbara Unified School District-2010
  • Create civility, dignity confidence and trust between the School Board, Administration, Teachers, Schools, Families and Community
  • Quality education for ALL-Supporting teachers. Closing the achievement gaps. Supporting "Need Improvement" schools. Insuring safe school environments
  • Provide environment for high levels of professional conduct including sound fiscal management and quality technology infrastructure
Lou Segal Click here for more information about this candidate 21848 votes 15.60%
  • Occupation: Successful Small Business Owner
  • Brandeis University Master's Degree
  • George Washington University Bachelor's Degree
  • 24-year resident of Santa Barbara
  • Sent child through Santa Barbara public schools
  • The only reform-minded candidate for school board
  • Reform the tenure and seniority rules and institute a merit pay system to ensure the best teachers are hired and rewarded
  • Develop a comprehensive teacher and administrator evaluation/accountability system
  • Dramatically improve student academic outcomes, so that all children are proficient in reading, writing and math

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