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Vote Tom Schaaf for SBUSD School Board

Oct 10, 2016 12:54AM ● By Paul Spear
Vote Tom Schaaf for SBUSD School Board Tuesday November 8th!  Tom has served our Children well. Tom deserves Four more Years. In the best interests of our children, please return Tom Schaaf to the South Bay Union School District School Board 


Tom Schaaf   (


Current Board Member, South Bay Union School District

Tom has been honored to serve as a South Bay School Board member this year.  The District is moving in the right direction and his experience, leadership, and integrity and his dedication to the position will help make our District reach #1.  He has lived in Imperial Beach for 37 years.  He is now retired, but has been a teacher, coach, and school administrator for over 36 years.  He served 16 years on the Imperial Beach City Building and Design Review Board and has been involved with community organizations.  He understands budgets and knows schools have to have a clear vision with strong programs for all students to come first and succeed.

Tom is proud to say he is always well organized and prepared for meetings and always keeps the needs of our students first.  He knows the District covers three major areas of Imperial Beach, South San Diego, and part of San Ysidro and each area has individual needs.  He listens to the needs of students, parents, and the community in working with the Board to help set the District vision of a place where students can get the best education, which includes high academic standards, visual and performing arts, technology support, and a safe environment for all the schools.

Tom has worked with the Board this year ensuring accountability to the public by approving a three-year contract for all District employees and assuring the open balanced Budget is there to provide the funds for employees, the student’s needs and support, and services for their future education and a foundation for the future.  He worked with the District and with the Board, approved refunding the District bonds which saved the District more than $3 million.

Tom, with the Board supports our schools, from the best VIP pre-schools, specialty programs to include: Performing Arts programs, Language Academy, Charter Schools which include 7th and 8th graders, and New STEAM School.  Our communities, parents, and students needs are being met, with schools and choices providing high academic standards for all students.

Tom is committed to connecting families, schools and the community as partners to our schools for the education of every child through parent involvement.

Endorsing, Tom Schaaf as one who will continue to work hard and be dedicated to supporting our School Community: Greg Cox, County Supervisor; Mayor Serge Dedina, Mayor IB;  Ed Spriggs, Mayor Pro Tem IB; and hopefully you.




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