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Santa Clara County, CA November 6, 2012 Election
Board Member; Campbell Union High School District Voter Information

4 Year Term.

Results as of Dec 17 1:46pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (129/129)
Candidates (Vote for 2)
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Kalen Gallagher Click here for more information about this candidate 31725 votes 30.23%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Education Technology Entrepreneur
  • Teacher
  • Implement programs to solve CUHSD's 16% dropout rate
  • Raise achievement scores that rank us among the lowest in California
  • Aggressively update classrooms with technology
Linda "Jopp" Goytia Click here for more information about this candidate 25241 votes 24.05%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Retired Teacher
  • BS in Education (biology) MS in English
  • 38 years as a teacher in the CUHSD
  • Served as a Mentor Teacher/ Intern Coach 13 years
  • Campbell District and CA Region VTeacher of the Year 2001
  • Five-time recipient of the Dorothy Wright Award for Excellence in Education from SJSU
  • Recipient of Fulbright Memorial Fund Scholarship to study Japanese schools in 2004
  • The fiscal health of the CUHSD now and into the future.
  • Getting 21st century technology into our schools.
  • Closing the achievement gap and increasing parent involvement
Diane T. Gordon Click here for more information about this candidate 24687 votes 23.52%

    Official Ballot Statement

  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • BS Business Administration, San Jose State University
  • Masters in Governance, California School Board Association
  • Board of Trustees, CCOC/METRO Ed 2004-present
  • Board President,Campbell Union High School District 2006-2007
  • Board President, CCOC/ METRO ED 2008- present
  • Board President Campbell Union High School District 2009-2010
  • Close the achievement gap.
  • Improve graduation rates
  • Continue to build partnerships with community stake holders
Rick Costanzo Click here for more information about this candidate 23297 votes 22.20%
  • Occupation: Incumbent
  • Former Principal Leigh High School
  • Teacher and Coach Westmont HS
  • Students first --- Always ask "How does this benefit students?"
  • Improve communications with parents and community
  • Campus safety and improved course offerings for students

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  Candidates Answer Questions

The Leagues of Women Voters of Santa Clara County has asked all candidates for this office to respond to 3 questions on Use of Funds, Appropriate Instruction, and District Goals.

Official Information

Campbell Union High School District

Candidate Forums

  • October 10, 8:30 - 9:20 pm
    Westmont High School Cafeteria
    4805 Westmont Ave.
    Campbell, CA 95008
News and Analysis

Campbell Patch

The Campbell Reporter
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