Re-elect Amber Childress 2020

Who is Amber?

Amber is the current Vice President of the Alameda County Board of Education. She was elected to serve on the board in 2016. She is an Oakland native that has spent the majority of her adult life living in both Oakland and Alameda. She is a mom, an education nonprofit manager, an occasional long distance runner, and a passionate advocate for equity in education for all students.

 

What's the Alameda County Board of Education responsible for?

  • Advocates on behalf of education on the local, county, state and national level.
  • Approves policies, regulations, and curriculum for the schools and educational programs operated by the County Superintendent of Schools.
  • Informs local communities about the programs and achievements of the County Office of Education.
  • appeal board for the adjudication of expulsion appeals, interdistrict attendance appeals, and Charter Schools.
  • Approves the annual budget of the County Superintendent of Schools and sets the Superintendent’s salary.

The majority of California’s county offices of education are governed by a locally elected county board of education and operated by a locally elected county superintendent. County board members serve as a link between the community and the county office of education and its superintendent. 

The Alameda County Board of Education serves as the governing board for the Alameda County Office of Education Programs schools and student services and programs operated by the County Superintendent of Schools.

 

What about the Alameda County Office of Education (ACOE) Programs?

  • Identify and promote high-quality, cost-effective education services for schools and districts in Alameda County and throughout the region.
  • Student Programs and Services Division (SPaS) operates juvenile court and community schools, and a number of alternative education programs for students not served by local school districts.
  • ACOE monitors school district compliance with certain state and federal laws and oversees the budgets and educational spending (LCAP) plans for the 18 school districts within Alameda County.

 

 

Paid for by Amber Childress for Alameda County Board of Education for 2020

FPPC # is pending