About Basim Elkarra
As a parent and a son of teachers, I understand the importance of a quality education and strong neighborhood schools.
On the School Board, I will work in partnership with students, parents, teachers, and the community to provide the resources needed for students to succeed in the 21st century. My priorities: safe, healthy, technologically modern classrooms; programs that help kids stay on the right track and out of trouble; increased student achievement; smaller class sizes; and resources to recruit and retain the best teachers.
As the former chair of Los Rios Community College's bond oversight committee, I understand the importance of fiscal stewardship. If elected, I will cut unnecessary spending, make sound business decisions, value our employees, and put students first.
Education is my passion. I've run a youth leadership program for over a decade, helping students enter top universities. I organize an annual Education and Career Day that teaches students how to pay for college and find a job.
I’m honored to have the support of key educators and community leaders from our region. With your support we can work together to build a brighter future for our children and grandchildren.