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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Stockton Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 5

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Maria Mendez

1,883 votes (34.8%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • equal opportunity and accountability
  • after-school education, career technical education training
  • updated technology in the classroom and closing the achievement gap



Profession:Trustee, Area 5
Board Member, Boggs Tract Community Center Advisory Board — Appointed position (2015–current)
Trustee, Area 5, Stockton Unified School District Board of Education — Elected position (2014–current)
After-School Program Supervisor, Stockton Unified School District (2006–2014)


St. Mary's College Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Business (current)
The Superior Court of California, County of San Joaquin Certificate, Court-Community Leadership & Liaison Academy (current)
California School Boards Association Certificate, Masters in Governance Program (current)

Community Activities

Coalition Chair, San Joaquin County Public Health Services, "Smoking & Tobacco Outreach Prevention Program" (STOPP) Coalition (2017–current)
Coalition Member, San Joaquin County Public Health Services, "Save Kids of San Joaquin" Coalition (2017–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (3)

  • California School Employees Association, Chapter 318
  • California School Employees Association, Chapter 821
  • San Joaquin Calaveras Central Labor Council

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