Dr. Patricia Brent-Sanco, Lynwood Unified’s Equity Services Director, is inspiring underserved students and their families while fostering equity and cultural proficiency throughout the community. Dr. Sanco discusses the District’s three-year plan in raising the bar of achievement for minority students, as well as the department’s high-level events and conferences that expose young people to new paths of success.

Fontana Unified School District school counselor Julie Bello was recently recognized as a 2018 Educator of the Year by 52nd District Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez, largely for her success in bringing modern technology into her elementary school classrooms – including using mini-robots to teach students leadership skills and instill college and career readiness. Bello discusses how over 20 years of experience has shaped her curriculum, and the student leaders who help teach her class.

1 Lynwood Unified
2 Fontana Unified School District