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Trustee, Trustee Area 1 — Rim of the World Unified School District

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Gretchen Davies

Former school administrator and teacher
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  1. Make Rim USD compete and win against competitors....
  2. If possible, find ways to bring back adult ed, pregnant...
  3. Bring Rim back to its heyday. Years ago, teachers,...
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Gretchen Davies

Former school administrator and teacher
4,812 votes (42.79%)
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Make Rim USD compete and win against competitors. Individualize and revolutionize education. Ask the tough questions. Work with the teachers, parents, students, community- no more top-down, build it from the bottom up.
  • If possible, find ways to bring back adult ed, pregnant minors, independent study programs and move Mountain High to its own site again.
  • Bring Rim back to its heyday. Years ago, teachers, parents, and students flocked to and loved our district. We've excelled before and CAN again.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Former school administrator and teacher

Education

University of Redlands Masters, Educational Administration (2010)
University of Redlands Teaching Credential(s), 1) Elementary education, endorsement in English Learners 2) Secondary English 3) Educational Administration (2008)
University of Redlands Bachelors, Sociology/Anthropology (2002)

Biography

I have almost two decades of experience as an adminsitrator, teacher, and parent/child advocate in public, private, and charter schools, having spanned grades preschool-adult education. I have an MA in Educational Admin as well as three teaching credentials. I have published articles for educational organizations and think tanks. Under my leadership, I have raised test scoes and achievement, helped bring a school back from the brink, and developed procedures and curriculum for English Learners, Discipline, Data Driven Instruction, and Individualized Learning. I was born and raised in the Rim communities and attended Rim from K-12th grade, and have worked in the district as well. I have seen Rim excel and know Rim can do it again.

Questions & Answers

Questions from League of Women Voters of California Education Fund (1)

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 Gretchen Davies:

Rim got less funding than many districts because we have less of certain populations. Therefore we must almost crowdsource for solutions and look at the budget to see what can be cut without harming teachers and sstudents. We need to be transparent at Rim regarding budget when possible. I will post Tim's budget issues/solutions which they have available in the district office.

Candidate Contact Info

Email davies.data@gmail.com

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