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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
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Mountain View Elementary School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Adam C. Carranza

Substitute Teacher/Boardmember
2,743 votes (18.48%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Student Safety- Expand our mental health counselors and social workers for students and families. I want to ensure that we complete our upgrades to classroom roofs, fire alarms, water pipes, electrical wiring, and security cameras.
  • Family Engagement-We have increased family engagement through our workshops, events, and committees, that we are nationally recognized by the National Network of Partnership Schools at John Hopkins University.
  • Increased Enrichment-Students need enrichment like art, dance, and music. I will continue to use our local funds and grants to provide students with an enriching school experience.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Carranza has worked in education & social services
Substitute Teacher, El Monte City School District (2017–current)
Researcher, USC School of Social Work (2011–current)
Board of Education, Mountain View School District — Elected position (2009–current)

Education

University of La Verne, Cal State Los Angeles. B.A. Speech Communication, Pursing M.A. in Public Administration (current)

Biography

Adam Carranza serves on the Mountain View Board of Education in El Monte. His focus has been addressing the needs of English Language Learners and building stronger parent engagement programs. Carranza works closely with local organizations to provide wrap-around services for families. Priority areas for Carranza include providing mental health services to students, expanding art education, upgrading outdated classrooms, and supporting immigrant families.

Currently, Carranza works in classrooms teaching students from Kinder to 8thgrade. He has worked at the University of Southern California in prevention research with people who are homeless, people with severe mental health issues, and people with HIV. 

 

President Carranza is an alumnus of the Mountain View School District. He is a graduate from the University of La Verne with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication. Currently, he is completing a Masters in Public Administration at California State University Los Angeles.

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

A zip should not determine a child's future. We need to open doors of opportunities for students and families.

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