District: Walnut Valley Unified
Position Seeking: Governing Board Member
Question 1: Please share a meaningful experience you had with art (visual, dance, drama, music, media arts) while growing up.
I enjoy watching opera and symphony orchestra music and dancing such as Ballet. My daughter has taken Ballet lessons. My son is playing violin and my daughter is playing piano. I love to watch them playing. I watched many Broadway shows and I can appreciate how much time and effort are put together in making such a beautiful art. I enjoy going to the art museum and watch the magnificent painting and sculptures. I believe and promote Science Technology Engineering, Art, and Mathematics (STEAM)
Question 2: What kind of creative solutions would you suggest to support student outcomes such as English language development, closing the achievement gap, and preparation for college and/or meaningful careers?
Student outcomes can be measured thru a proper assessment. Preparation for colleges can be achieved thru awareness, mentoring, tutoring and visitations to colleges are important.
We must close achievement gaps in all areas of performance through multi-disciplinary integrated and cross curriculum. We must provide the highest quality workshop-based professional training programs geared toward 21st century. We must sustain and continue development of a diverse culture of inquiry scholarship and continues improvement of all skills. We must develop and nurture globally aware and divers multi-culturally teachers, staff, parents and students. We must be connected, productive and engaged meaningfully in our communities.
Question 3: What do you think should be the role of the School Board in ensuring that students have access to a broad range of study?
Our mission is to educate each and every child to achieve her or his best potential. This mission can be achieved only in the context of the realities of our society and the world. In the turbulence time of social, economic, technological and geopolitical, the local school board’s responsibility is very challenging. Fortunately my background as an educator (Professor of Engineering), leader, and administrator has prepared me to take on this rewarding responsibility. I have served in different positions at Cal Poly Pomona University Committees involving in major issues and decision making.
Question 4: In light of the Local Control Funding Formula and development of district Local Control Accountability Plans (LCAPs), what are your creative solutions for achieving goals in the eight priority areas?
I will assist in teachers appropriately assigned in their subject area, credentials, facilities are in good condition. I will encourage to comply with the Implementation of the academic content and performance standards adopted by the State. I will promote Parental involvement. I will monitor the Pupil achievement, as measured by state. I will promote engaging Pupils in school attendance. I will be involve in School climate, suspension, expulsion, surveys. I will be involve in pupils have access to and are enrolled in a broad course of study including individuals with exceptional needs. Involve in assessment of the Pupil outcomes.