Melissa Baten Caswell won’t seek a fourth term on the Palo Alto school board this fall and is instead running for a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education.
Baten Caswell has been on the board since 2007 and is seeking fellow Palo Alto resident Grace Mah’s seat on the board of education. Baten Caswell filed papers in April that indicated she would run for the county post.Read more
After 13 years as a Palo Alto Unified School District board member, Melissa Baten Caswell is moving on — but she's not leaving local school governance yet. She confirmed Tuesday that she's seeking a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education in November.
Baten Caswell, the school board's longest-serving member, will be running for Area 1, which represents the Palo Alto Unified, Los Altos, Mountain View Whisman and Mountain View-Los Altos Union High school districts and a portion of the Sunnyvale and Fremont Union High School districts.Read more