Interview with Barbara Nunes by Mahima Dutt

Barbara Nunes NEWTalking on the phone with Barbara Nunes, a member of Board of Trustees of the Fremont Union High School District was an honor. Nunes has served as a professor in the SJSU Urban High School Leadership Program for administrative credential candidates; as co-director of Tomorrow’s Leaders Today (a community program for teens); and as a representative on the National Merit Scholarship Advisory Board. She was employed by FUSHD for over 35 years and is caring, hardworking and passionate about her career in education. Nunes discusses her personal reasons for entering the welcoming field of education and what her job has been like a trustee on the board. She also shares memorable aspects of her work as well as learning experiences that helped her grow and succeed.

Q: What prompted you to pursue a career in the field of education?

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Be Part of the Solution at This Sixth Annual Positive Aging Forum by Sanjita Jain

Mrs. Barbara Rogers spoke at the Cupertino City Council Meeting

Ms. Barbara Rogers and Ms. Chris Kennedy spoke at the Cupertino City Council Meeting

This year, the former and first woman mayor of Cupertino, Barbara Rogers, is co-chairing the 6th Annual Silicon Valley Positive Aging Forum on Sep. 30, 2014 in Cupertino, which focuses on allowing the elderly comfort and security in their own homes and their own community. Cupertino is a close-knit community, but Mrs. Rogers noticed that when the elderly begin having trouble moving around in their houses as they age, there were few programs and services to help them to adapt their surroundings, and many elderly residents had no choice but to move to nursing homes.

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