Sacramento City Unified School District Area 2

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    Ellen Cochrane

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Why are you running for this office?

Age 56
Birthplace (city) Sacramento
Residence (city) Sacramento
Campaign telephone (916) 457-2725
Campaign email ellencochrane@hotmail.com
Education Master's in progress, science writing, Johns Hopkins, 2018; CA teaching credential, National University, 1997; bachelor's degree, Russian, UC Davis, 1984; Sacramento City College, 1980-82; diploma, Sacramento High School, 1980.
Experience Board trustee, Sacramento City Unified Board of Education Area 2, 2014-present; public school teacher, Elk Grove Unified, Washington Unified, 1997-2017.
I focus on students and take politics out of the classroom. I support parents, teachers and students and make decisions to increase equity and access for all. I'm a teacher and I understand how schools work, and I bring this experience to the board.
Age 46
Birthplace (city) Santa Ana
Residence (city) Sacramento
Campaign telephone (916) 441-1995
Education Master's of government & international relations, CSU Sacramento, 2007; bachelor's degree, psychology & sociology, UC Davis, 1997.
Experience Education policy director; parent member, SCUSD Local Control Accountability Plan; School Site Council & PTO, Phoebe Hearst Elem. School; member, SCOE School Financing Corp.; team mom, East Sac Little League; co-chair, Girl Scouts Troop #1690.
I’m running to make sure my girls & all SCUSD kids succeed in school. I’ll fight to: 1) redirect limited resources to our classrooms 2) restore arts, music, sports & language & 3) expand preschool & after-school programs for middle-class families.
Age 60
Birthplace (city) Houston, Texas
Residence (city) Sacramento
Campaign address 1512 42nd Street
Campaign telephone (916) 812-9759
Education Bachelor's degree, business administration, CSU San Bernardino, 1993.
Experience Chief business officer, Vallejo City Unified School District, 2014-17; chief business officer, Dixon Unified School District, 2010-14.
Sacramento City Unified School District has to do better. Just this past month the district's budget was rejected by the County Office of Education. We will need strong, knowledgeable leaders who understand all aspects of district administration.