Tag Archives: School Board Candidates

Campaign contributions to the seven candidates for the WCCUSD Board of Education. Totals from campaign finance reports filed with Contra Costa County Elections Division and information from the candidates themselves. Graphic by Abner Hauge.

Charter school organizations provide majority of campaign contributions in school board race

Campaign contributions totaling hundreds of thousands of dollars have been poured into this year’s race for two seats on the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education, and over half of this money...
West Contra Costa Unified School District School Board candidates are ready for the polls this Nov. 4th. From left to right, top to bottom: Liz Block, Madeline Kronenberg, Raquel Donoso, Chester Stevens, Ayana Kirkland Young, Elaine Merriweather, Valerie Cuevas, Peter Chau, Otheree Chrisitan, Mister Phillips. (Photo by Candese Charles)

School board candidates: Where they stand

West Contra Costa Unified School board candidates share last comments before Nov. 4th elections.
School board candidates debated school lunches, teacher training and charter schools at a forum held Monday at Harding Elementary School. Photo by Faviola Leyva.

School board candidates debate student nutrition, teacher training at PTA forum

Nearly 70 people gathered at Harding Elementary School to listen to the ten WCCUSD school board candidates running for election this November.
Todd Groves poses for a portrait

School Board Election 2012: Todd Groves

A longtime district volunteer, who brought WriterCoach Connection to El Cerrito High School and spearheaded the Middle School Math Initiative, Groves says he wants to take the classroom-level foundation he has built and apply it...
Robert Studdiford sitting for portrait

School Board Election 2012: Robert Studdiford

In eight years on the Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee, seven on the Citizens’ Budget Oversight Committee, and years on PTAs and coaching soccer, Robert Studdiford taught himself how the West Contra Costa County Unified School...
Todd Groves, Robert Studdiford, Antonio Medrano and Randy Enos answered 11 questions during Tuesday night's school board candidate forum at Murphy Elementary School. (Photo by: Brittany Patterson)

School board candidate forum overshadowed by presidential debate

On a night when Barack Obama and Mitt Romney held most voters’ attention, the four candidates for the West Contra Costa Unified School District board spoke Tuesday to about 15 people at a candidate forum...