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Los Angeles County, CA November 3, 2015 Election
Governing Board Member; Culver City Unified School District Voter Information

Results as of Nov 13 2:00pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (12/12)
Candidates (Vote for 2)

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Kelly Kent Click here for more information about this candidate 2,282 votes 40.27%

  • Occupation: Neuroscience Professor/Parent
  • Founder & Sr. Consultant AdaptED Consultants (2013 - Present)
  • Presenter & Curriculum Development at STAR GATE Neuroscience (2013)
  • Adjunct Faculty Moorpark College and Antioch University (2012 - 2015)
  • Ph.D. Neuroscience University of Southern California (2011 - 2013)
  • Post-doctoral research: Behavioral Neuroendocrinology
  • Current Parent of Culver City public school student
  • Infrastructure -- Supporting a learning environment in each school
  • Differentiated Learning - Reaching students who need the most intervention - high and low
  • Instruction - Focusing on the best possible Teacher-to-student ratios
Anne Allaire Burke Click here for more information about this candidate 1,833 votes 32.35%
  • Occupation: Parent/Educational Counselor
  • MA Counseling, LMU School of Education
  • MKM (Knowledge Management), CSUN
  • BA English, UMASS-Amherst
  • 4th VP, Culver City Council PTA
  • Board of Directors, Culver City Little League
  • Yard/Noon Duty Supervisor, CCUSD
  • Lead fiscally responsible analysis and allocation of the $100+million bond that just passed in our school district.
  • Set the direction for curriculum and instruction that ensures academic rigor for all students.
  • Ensure that ALL students are set up for success by creating career path academies and college readiness programs.
Scott McVarish Click here for more information about this candidate 1,552 votes 27.39%
  • Occupation: Parent/Teacher Advocate
  • Juris Doctorate (J.D.) UCLA School of Law
  • Masters from UCLA School of Public Policy
  • Managing Attorney at Strong Advocates
  • Co-founder United Parents Culver City
  • Parent of 5th grade wonderful daughter
  • Create Industrial Arts/Trades Academy w pre-apprenticeship programs for high school students who might not attend college
  • Continue my engagement with and leadership on the $106 million health & safety bond
  • Create partnerships with high-tech companies to create mentorships & internships for our students

Basic candidate data supplied by the applicable elections official. Order of candidates is random and changes daily.
  Official Information

Culver City Unified School District
Arts for L.A.'s
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CCUSD Responses
LWV Candidate Forum

Thursday, October 1, 2015
time: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
place: Culver City Mike Balkman Council Chambers, 9770 Culver Bl.
conducted by: League of Women Voters Culver City Unit
video: Culver City TV

This year's forum will be a 'roundtable' conversation led by former CCUSD Board Member Julie Lugo Cerra. Candidates will discuss current issues of greatest concern to them and to voters. If you would like to suggest any issues for consideration, please email them to before Monday, September 28.

'Lightly edited version' of the LWV Candidate Forum

See the entire LWV Candidate Forum rebroadcast each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday through November 1 at 7:00 p.m. on the Culver City Channel (Time Warner Channel 35 and Verizon Channel 37).
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