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Brea Olinda Unified School District Candidate Statement: Joe Rollino

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By Carolyn Campbell

    Election Day is November 4.

      Many of us were drawn to Brea because of our great public schools, which serve as a prime indicator of the overall condition of Brea. Therefore, It’s important we keep our schools strong. On November 4 you will get the opportunity to make a difference by casting your vote for the 2014 Brea Olinda Unified School District candidates. Six candidates are competing for four seats on the Brea Olinda Unified School Board of Education. Each candidate has agreed to provide a statement to further inform residents. Their statements are published in the order received.

        Incumbent: Nicole Colon

          New candidate: Carrie Flanders

            Incumbent: Alicia Maciel

              Incumbent: Bill Hall

                New candidate Holli Kittleson

                  Incumbent: Joe Rollino

                    Joe Rollino

                      Occupation: Incumbent/Local Businessman

                        As 25 year Brea residents, parents of four children who attended BOUSD, my wife Corinne and I have a vested interest in our educational system. With your support I will continue to provide proven leadership to further promote exceptional educational opportunities for all Brea children.

                          Proven Leadership – Proven Results: As a 3 time School Board President, we were able to accomplish many great things. Below I have highlighted just a few of them. We have protected our children’s education during the state's continued economic crisis, while keeping our classrooms flourishing with the very best teachers and staff.

                            With an initial offer of approximately $17 million for the sale of Corporate Place, I guided the district to a final sale price of $25 million with a additional $1 million bonus paid before close of escrow.

                              After many years of discussion, negotiations, and creative design planning, we built a new state of the art Olinda Elementary School. Proceeds from the sale of the old school site will be used for other capital projects in the district.

                                We added a much needed classroom wing at Brea Olinda High School. This has allowed over 500 students each year to attend brand new labs and classroom's.

                                  We have installed wireless infrastructure throughout our entire district, which allowed us to purchase Chromebook laptops for every school in the district.

                                    We continue to achieve 99.6% graduation rate, and now have over 95% of our students passing their High School Exit Exam in 10th grade.

                                      Under my leadership and as a board member of North Orange County ROP we have developed valuable career technical programs at the high school.

                                        My experience has allowed me to maintain a balanced District budget, while advancing test scores and building for our children's future. I will continue to work with parents, teachers and community leaders to ensure BOUSD's readiness for our city’s future growth, while giving our children the tools necessary to excel at all levels of their education.

                                        Joe and Corinne Rollino

                                          Please don't forget to Vote Joe Rollino, 2nd on the ballot - November 4th. Proven Leadership – Proven Results.
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"Thank you" for visiting Beautiful Brea Old & New (BBON). First & foremost, I am a proud mother & wife. I am also a well-rounded freelance consultant. But you can call me an enthusiastic cheerleader, supporting and promoting the city of Brea and its historic iconic Charlie's Clock turned "Charlie the Clock cartoon character!" Click on the front page illustration to read about the beloved time traveling talking clock!!

  • Carolyn Campbell

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