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November 6, 2018 — California General Election

Baldwin Park Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Betsabel Lara

Appointed School Board Member, Baldwin Park USD
6,217 votes (30.98%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Consistently use data to inform what we do in order to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our students and school community.
  • Maintain and achieve 100% attendance.
  • Maintain and increase parent engagement.



Profession:Educator and Social Worker
Pupil Services Administrator, Los Angeles Unified School District (2007–current)
Board Member, Baldwin Park Unified School District — Appointed position (2018–current)
Bilingual Children's Social Worker- Emergency Reponse, Department of Children and Family Services (2004–2007)


CSU Dominguez Hills Masters, Educational Leadership (2018)
USC Masters, Social Work (2004)

Community Activities

Co-Director, Querer es Poder- Ladies of Los Angeles Non-Profit Agency (2013–2015)

Who supports this candidate?

Organizations (1)

  • California School Employees Association

Elected Officials (10)

  • Steve Zimmer- former Board President, Los Angeles Unified School District
  • Laura Santos- Mt. San Antonio College Board of Trustees
  • Jack O'Connell- Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction of California
  • Blanca Rubio- Assembly Member 48th District
  • Susan Rubio- Baldwin Park City Council
  • Cruz Baca- Baldwin Park City Council
  • Santos Hernandez- BPUSD Board Member
  • Christina Lucero- BPUSD Board Member
  • Diana Dzib- BPUSD Board Vice-President
  • Teresa Vargas- BPUSD Board President

Individuals (5)

  • Diana Dzib- Community Member
  • Dr. Denise Miranda- Director of Student Support Programs, LAUSD
  • Jack White- Community Member
  • Marlen Garcia- Community Member
  • Annalynn Apolinario- Community Member

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