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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Santa Barbara Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Ismael Paredes Ulloa

Educator/Nonprofit Boardmember
17,684 votes (14.09%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Safety- By creating higher levels of understanding and sympathy through multiple strategies like mental health services, social-emotional learning, restorative approaches and ethnic studies.
  • Language Access - Increasing access to resources and information to all parents and students.
  • Equity - Using strategies that will meet all students where they are, help them achieve and ensure that all of our students graduate prepared for college and career.



Profession:Educator/ Nonprofit Boardmember
Student Program Advisor, Santa Barbara City College (2015–current)
Member, Santa Barbara Unified School District Board of Education — Appointed position (2017–current)
Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP Project Director, Community Action Commission (2011–2016)
Eligibility Worker I, Workforce Investment Board of Santa Barbara County (Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services) (2009–2011)


Antioch University, Santa Barbara Masters of Arts, Education with an emphasis in Social Justice and Educational Leadership (2016)
University of California, Santa Barbara Bachelors of Arts, History with a minor in German Studies (2007)

Community Activities

Member, Board of Directors, Future Leaders of America (2014–current)
Member, Grant Making Committee, Fund for Santa Barbara (2016–current)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Santa Barbara County Democratic Central Committee
  • S. Monique Limon - California State Assemblymember (D-37)

Organizations (1)

  • California School Employee Association, Chapter 37

Elected Officials (1)

  • Janet Wolf - Santa Barbara County 2nd District Supervisor

Individuals (1)

  • Geoff Green - CEO, Santa Barbara City College Foundation

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