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November 7, 2017 — Local Elections

Whittier Union High School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Russell A. Castañeda Calleros

Governing Board Member
5,183 votes (23.24%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Continued emphasis on student success for all students, irrespective of demographics.
  • Improved tracking of students after they graduate to confirm they are successful in higher education or the workforce
  • Ensuring that the District's annual budget continues to be responsive to student needs, and reflective of priorities from all stakeholders in our District.



Profession:College Administrator
Director of Government and Community Relations, Rio Hondo College (2005–current)
Governing Board Member, WUHSD — Elected position (2010–current)


Loyola Marymount University Ed.D. (expected May 2018), Educational Leadership for Social Justice (current)
Harvard Kennedy School of Government M.P.P., Public Policy (1997)
Stanford University B.A., Political Science (1994)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • Whittier Secondary Educators Association (WSEA)

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