LWV League of Women Voters of California
Santa Clara County, CA November 7, 2000 Election
 Smart Voter Carmen Montano

Candidate for
Governing Board Member; Milpitas Unified School District

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Public School Teacher
  • BA in Liberal Arts from San Jose State University and currently pursuing a Masters degree in Math, Science and Technology.
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from CSU Monterey Bay.
  • Planning Commissioner for the City of Milpitas and a previous Parks, Recreation, Cultural Arts Commissioner.
  • Co-founder of the Sunnyhills Improvement Association. Advisory Committee member of the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority.
  • Member of the American Association of University Women. Board member to Bay Area Wide Legal Services and ESO (Economic,Social Opportunities)
  • Past member of The Santa Clara Valley East Valley Flood Control Advisory Committee.
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • I support schools in meeting state mandated requirements for raising SAT 9 scores
  • I will lead efforts to reduce traffic congestion at Milpitas High, and form strong partnerships with the High Tech Industry in Milpitas
  • I can build better lines of communication between the community, the schools, and the school board
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Position Papers
Recruiting Qualified Teachers
Finding and keeping good teachers must be a top priority for our schools.
Bringing diversity to the School Board
A good School Board needs to have diversity to provide comprehensive leadership and represent the needs of our community.
A well-educated School Board is essential to progress.
A School Board having college graduates as a majority of its members will provide our students with a positive role model for achieving academic success.
Key Endorsements
  • Hon. Pete "Primo" McHugh, Santa Clara County Supervisor
  • Hon. Henry Manayan, Mayor of Milpitas
  • Hon. Bob Livengood, Milpitas City Council Member
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Campaign Contact Information
E-mail: carmontano@earthlink.net

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