The Power of Change in Education!
VOTE FOR TEACHER KESHIA THOMAS M. Ed
I’m Keshia Thomas
“Teaching is the foundation to success”
Goal 2-Increase district’s workforce and programs to reflect our student population.
African American Academic Acceleration
Expansion of the A4 Summer Reading Program to Ayer, King, Thomas, Pyle, Wilson, Slater, Heaton and Williams Elementary, with in-person and distance learning options. A total of 261 of the originally enrolled 359 K-4 students completed the three-week program, with 77% of students meeting or exceeded their reading goals.
Through strategic planning and a cross-collaborative team including parents, principals, district leadership, several departments, and more, Parent University revamped their Family Learning for the 22/23 school year to better engage parents at all schools in all languages.
Collaborated with Head Start—for the first time in Fresno–to run a Head Start 6-hour preschool program at 5 elementary sites, providing wrap-around health and nutrition services to our families most in need.
In partnership with Equity and Access, developed a Student Resource Officer (SRO) engagement tool to capture a more robust view of daily engagements between students and police on campus.
Received $58M federal Emergency Connectivity Fund funding, to provide devices, home internet, and bus Wi-Fi to staff and students with unmet needs.
Master’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Teaching
Vice – Principal
High School Careers Director
Community member for over 35 years
Community Volunteer for over 31 years
Fresno Unified Trustee Area 1 For 4 years
Keshia Thomas is Endorsed by:
Carl Johnson - FUSD Trustee, Area 1
Oliver Baines - Fresno City Councilmember
Elizabeth Jonasson Rosas "President, FUSD Trustee Board"
DJ Criner "Pastor"
Earl Brown "President, Fresno Career Development Institute"
Dr. Gloria Ponce-Rodriguez "Educator "
LaVera Williams " Executive Director"
Dottie Smith " Retired School Board Member"
Paul Dictos "Fresno County Assessor"
Dr. Khampha Thephavong Community and Youth Advocate