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November 8, 2016 — California General Election

Board Member, Trustee Area 1Anaheim Elementary School DistrictNovember 8, 2016California General Election

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November 8, 2016California General Election

Anaheim Elementary School DistrictBoard Member, Trustee Area 1

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Appointed Governing Board Member, Anaheim Elementary School District, Trustee Area 1
5,503 votes (61.6%)Winning
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  • Continue to expand our new literacy program to ensure grade level or above reading skills
  • Ensure student safety with our Single Point Entry program at all schools
  • Prioritize and support our music, arts and STEM instruction
Profession:Governing Board Member Anaheim Elementary School District, Realtor
Realtor, White Realty (2000current)
Suite Attendant, Honda Center (1994current)
Governing Board Member, Anaheim Elementary School District — Appointed position (2015current)
Anaheim City Commissioner, Anaheim Sister City Commission — Appointed position (2013current)
Executive Board Member, Anaheim Family YMCA — Appointed position (2016current)
Committee Member, Anaheim Student Exchange (2013current)
Committee Member, Anaheim Flag Day (2014current)
School Board Representative, Anaheim Parks and Recreation Commission (2015current)
School Board Representative, Anaheim Elementary School District LCAP Committee (2015current)
Performer, Anaheim Dapper Tappers (2012current)

As a lifelong resident of Anaheim, I attended all Anaheim schools including Palm Lane Elementary, Ball Junior High and Loara High School.  I've devoted my adult life to serving my community. My prior activities include serving 3 years as a PTA President, officer positions on numerous youth sports boards and I'm presently a Trustee for the school district which I attended as a child.  I have 2 children who both also attended Anaheim schools. I am a recipient of the Annie Accolade award, the PTA Golden Oak and an Honory Service award for my volunteer service to Anaheim.

  • Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait
  • Anaheim Educators (AE)
  • Former Senator Lou Correa
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Funding for Schools

A recent law made major changes in the way that the state allocates funding to schools.  What will you do to ensure that the public understands your local control formula for school spending and your plan to measure outcomes?

Answer from Jackie Filbeck:

I will continue to get input from all stakeholder groups to remind people that the purpose of the the local control funding formula is to put our resourses towards the students who need the most support. This includes English Language Learners, our low income and foster youth. Part of my role as a Board Member is to contribute to the District's LCAP committee and process where we develope, implement and monitor a plan on a monthly basis and report to the public. In addition the Board receives, reviews and approves each school's single plan for student achievement.

Email jackiefilbeck@gmail.com
Email tid1@pacbell.net
Educator/Budget Commissioner
3,427 votes (38.4%)
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  • Raise expectations and reduce class sizes so our students get the attention they deserve.
  • Cut bureaucracy to put money straight into classrooms.
  • Expand after-school programs that keep kids safe and engaged.
Profession:Educator/Budget, Investment & Technology Commissioner
Commissioner, Anaheim Budget, Investment & Technology Commission — Appointed position (2015current)
California State University, Fullerton Master of Science, Education with a concentration in Technology (2015)
California State University, Fullerton Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with a minor in Public Administration (2008)
California State University, Fullerton California Teacher Credential, Education (2008)

Billie Joe Wright is an accomplished educator with a decade-long track record of innovation and leadership in career-technical education. A longtime resident of Trustee Area 1 and a homeowner in the Anaheim Colony Historic District, he has dedicated his life to helping students and families achieve their dreams by supporting the whole child.

Wright is an award-winning high school government and social sciences teacher who has faced our students’ challenges head-on as a department chair, AVID teacher, and school site representative. As his school’s California Democracy School Initiative coordinator, he brought his school the distinction of being one of only a handful of schools in the region selected for the program, in turn bringing needed resources to his students.

Before becoming a teacher, Wright held executive roles in sales, human resources, and general management in and out of the entertainment industry. He also served as the coordinator of AIDS Project Los Angeles’s Buddy Program. These experiences ground Wright, give him a unique perspective on responsible school district governance, and fuel his passion for preparing our students for higher education and employment.

Active in our local community, Wright currently serves as a commissioner on the City of Anaheim’s Budget, Investment & Technology Commission, and is a former governing board member of the Anaheim Community Center Authority. He has volunteered his time raising money for scholarships and providing critical services and after-school programs to Anaheim families.

Wright understands how important strong schools and neighborhoods are to the families of Trustee Area 1. As one of five children, Wright grew up in a multi-generational, bicultural, and bilingual home. As a child, he watched his parents advocate for a brother with a disability and his right to an equal education. His mother is a key role model, and his father was a Teamster for more than 30 years who taught Wright and his siblings the value of hard work and fairness.

A graduate of California State University Fullerton, Wright holds an M.S. in Education, a California Teaching Credential, and a B.A. in Political Science. He lives in the Anaheim Colony Historic District with his partner of 13 years, Mario Ortega.

  • D.R. Heywood, Trustee, Anaheim Elementary School District
  • Jordan Brandman, Council Member, City of Anaheim
  • Anaheim Neighborhood Association
  • Raquel Solorzano-Dueñas, Orange County Teacher of the Year, Western High School
  • Mitchell Caldwell, Commissioner, Anaheim Planning Commission

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