Clifton Prescod For Edison Board Of Education

EDISON, NJ — Clifton Prescod is a product of the Edison school system. An NJIT grad, Prescod is keen to serve on the Edison Board of Education to improve it for teachers and students.

Since the pandemic hit, Prescod has been hearing how difficult virtual learning is for teachers, students and parents. If elected, he wants to concentrate on making the virtual learning system better so that teachers and students are not hindered by “communication and limited interaction.”

Read below to learn more about Prescod and his platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.

Name – Clifton Prescod

Age (at the time of election) – 31

Position sought – Board of Education Member

Education – NJIT Grad Bus. Marketing

Previous or Current or Appointed Office – None

Why are you seeking elective office?

My father was a community leader. As I have matured, I’ve realized even more the importance of

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Candidate Profile: Yash Pandya For Edison Board Of Education

EDISON, NJ — At 25, Yash Pandya is this year’s youngest candidate to run for a seat in the hotly contested Edison Board of Education elections.

A recent graduate of the town’s public school system, Pandya believes he has a lot to contribute when it comes to the betterment of the school district and students. He thinks school overcrowding is a concern and presents a plan to tackle the issue.

Pandya hopes his candidacy inspires young men and women to get involved in the community.

Read below to learn more about Pandya and his platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.

Name – Yash Pandya

Age (at the time of election) – 25

Position sought – Edison Board of Education

Education – Bachelor’s in Supply Chain and Concentration in Management Information Systems from Rutgers University – Business School

Previous or Current or Appointed Office – No

Why are you seeking

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Edison Board Of Education Profiles: Shi, White, Patel

EDISON, NJ — Thirteen candidates are vying for three seats to the Edison Board of Education come Nov. 3. Incumbent Jerry Shi is running with Mohin Patel and Virginia White on Edison First slate.

Read below to learn more about Shi, White and Patel and their platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.

Name – Jerry Shi

Position sought – Member, Edison Board of Education

Campaign website – Edisonfirst.com

Education – I received my Bachelor’s in systems engineering, and my Master’s in computer science and MBA from Rochester Institute of Technology.

Occupation – I am currently employed as a project manager for clinical operations at a major pharmaceutical company. Some of the clinical areas I work on include oncology, cardiology, respiratory, women’s health, and vaccines.

Previous or Current Elected or Appointed Office – Current school Board member

Does anyone in your family work in politics or government?

Position sought –

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Candidate Profile: Ernest Kregeloh For Edison Board Of Education

EDISON, NJ — Lifelong Edison resident, Ernest Kregeloh has been a student in the town’s public school system and now running for a seat in the Board of Education.

A teacher for 22 years in Edison, Kregeloh studied at local schools before going on to receive his B.A. from Rutgers University and an M.A. in teaching from Monmouth University. Although he has never held public office before, Kregeloh has been involved with the school system, which he says makes him suitable for the job.

Read below to learn more about Kregeloh and his platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.

Name – Ernest Kregeloh

Age (at the time of election) – 52

Position sought – Edison Board of Education Member

Education:

Edison Public Schools K-12 (Lincoln Elementary, Woodrow Wilson Junior High and Edison High School)

Rutgers University (B.A.)

Monmouth University (M.A. in teaching)

Previous or Current or Appointed Office

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Candidate Profile: Padmaja Chinta For Edison Board Of Education

EDISON, NJ — The Edison Board of Education elections is a hotly contested one this year, with 12 candidates vying for three seats. Patch sent each candidate a set of questions about their campaigns.

Our first candidate profile is of Padmaja Chinta, an Edison resident. Chinta is a lawyer and passionate about contributing to the community. She wants to improve the effectiveness of remote learning and teaching module in the school district. Chinta feels there’s much to do in the area of policies and procedures “as we learn to live with this pandemic.”

Read below to learn more about Chinta and her platform for the upcoming elections in Edison.

Name: Padmaja (Paddy) Chinta

Age (at the time of election): 48

Position sought: Member, Edison Board of Education

LL.M., University of Pennsylvania

B.S. (Optometry) All India Institute of Medical Sciences, I also have LL.B. and M.B.A. degrees.

Previous or Current or

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