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Alameda Unified School DistrictCandidate for Board Member

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Ardella Dailey

College Professor
13,189 votes (17.92%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Build and implement educational opportunities that will meet the needs for all our students and that will provide access to and success in high quality programs.
  • Provide equitable learning opportunities to address the diverse academic and social needs each and every day for each and every student.
  • Recruit and retain the best possible staff to maximize student learning by making our salaries competitive with surrounding districts



Profession:College Professor, Educational Leadership
Assistant Professor, California State University at Hayward (2012–current)
Board Member, Social Services Human Relations — Appointed position (2008–2011)
Superintendent, Alameda Unified School District (2005–2008)
Alameda Youth Collaborative, Member — Appointed position (2005–2007)
Assistant Superintendent, Alameda Unified School District (1993–2005)
Member, Alameda Restoration Advisory Group — Appointed position (1996–2000)
Co-Chair, Base Reuse Advisory Group Education Subcommittee — Appointed position (1996–1996)
Principal, Miller Elementary (1990–1993)
Director, Woodstock Child Development Center (1985–1989)


California State University at San Francisco MA, Early Childhood Education and Special Education (current)
City University of New York BA, Sociology (current)
University of California at Berkeley Ed. D. , Educational Leadership (2011)

Community Activities

Administrator Performance Assessment , Commission on Teacher Credentialing (2016–current)
Board Member, Academy of Alameda (2009–2016)
Board member, City of Alameda Social Services Human Relations Board (2008–2011)
Member, Alameda Youth Collaborative (2005–2007)
Co Chair, Base Reuse Advisory Group Education Subcommittee (1996–1996)

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Judy Tam - Community Member
  • Doug deHaan - Former Vice Mayor, City of Alameda
  • C. Richard Bartalini - Retired Judge

Individuals (2)

  • Sarah Olaes - Parcel Tax Campaign Committee Chair
  • Margie Sherratt, Anna Elefant, Bill Schaff, David Forbes, Mike McMahon, Trish Spencer Former School Board members

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 Ardella Dailey:

Alameda Unified School District has been recognized for its best practices in implementing the Local Control Funding Formula. With significant participation from all stakeholders, Alameda's Local Control Accountabilty Plan reflects the values of the community.

Consistent and continous evaluation of the Local Control Accountability Plan will ensure proposed outcomes are being met. 


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