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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Central Unified School DistrictCandidate for Trustee, Trustee Area 2

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Ruben Coronado

1,565 votes (42.27%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Maintain fiscal accountability and balanced budgets
  • Support teachers by providing the necessary classroom recources. Instructional aides, professional development, tutoring for students.
  • Classroom size reduction by building a new high school and two elementary schools



Pan American Univserity Bachelor of Arts, Accounting (1974)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • 1st. Central UnifiedTeacher's Association 2nd. California School Employees Association

Individuals (1)

  • Paul Dictos CPA, Fresno County Assessor-Recorder

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy








The students of Central Unified deserve more than just a quality education. Each and every one of our students deserve the confidence, knowledge and life changing opportunities that an exceptional education provides.  It is our duty to prepare them for success in college, technical school and the work force.  I know and understand our community and our students. And I know our district needs to provide more to our students to be effective in this mission of setting them up for success.  We need more tutoring, more academic counselors, more classroom resources, and more career technical education classes to name just a few.


Board members need to be visionaries, with energy and passion about education.  They need to consider the needs of all students in the district.  I have served on the Board of Trustees for the last 4 years and have served as the Board Vice-President and the Board Clerk during this time.  The district is growing currently, building 2 new elementary schools and a new high school and has a $218 million annual budget. Board members need to have more than just a desire to help.  They need confidence to speak up for their constituents, passion to drive our educational standards higher, and an understanding of the district to make educated decisions which improve the lives of our students.  I pride myself not just on having these traits, but on the ability to use them to elevate the educational status of Central Unified.


I have been married for 44 years, and we have 3 children and 8 grandchildren.  All 3 of my children have advanced degrees.  My oldest daughter has a Ph.D in Biochemistry and is a professor at Fresno State.  My other daughter has a Master’s degree in Education and is an elementary vice principal in a neighboring school district.  My son has a Master’s degree in Business and is a manager for the State of California.  Importantly, our grandchildren attend Central Unified Schools.


I have been a compliance auditor for 32 years and have been a manager for 22 of those years. I have a BA degree in accounting and am a certified public accountant.


I respectfully request your vote of confidence to serve as Trustee for Central Unified School District.




Paid for by Ruben Coronado to Re-elect Ruben Coronado CUSD Trustee Area 2; FPPC # 1411128          cell  559-349-7385


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