Before COVID-19, Tina Wu Fredericks was frustrated with the issues she saw in her educational community and decided to run for the Pasadena Unified School District Board Member. As the election on 11/3 approaches, she talks about how the issues she campaigns on have been impacted by the pandemic. (Intro: 3 Vignettes)
TINA WU FREDERICKS is a former high school math teacher and currently a computer engineer. She has a degree in Mathematics from UC San Diego and earned her California Teaching credential from National University. Wu Fredericks taught at all three levels: elementary, middle and high school. Wu Fredericks has been a PUSD mom for 8 years. She has 2 daughters, one 5th grader at Willard Elementary and 13 year old daughter who attended Blair Middle School and then McKinley Math Academy. She’s lived with her husband, and two daughters in Pasadena for ten years. Wu Fredericks served on the PTA Board for multiple terms as Vice President, Treasurer, Legislative Advocate. She’s also an active member of Pasadena Education Foundation Community Engagement and Advocacy Committee. Wu Fredericks is passionate about civic engagement and worked on local causes which involve affordable housing, tenants rights, healthcare, and environmental justice.
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