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SANTA BARBARA, CA, September 6, 2019 –Santa Barbara Education Foundation recently elected Kelly Fresch to its Board of Directors as Santa Barbara Unified School District principal representative.

Fresch stepped into the role of principal at Adams Elementary School in 2017. She has dedicated her 24-year career in education to the progress and well-being of her students. Prior to her recent position at Adams Elementary, Fresch was principal at Guin Foss and Benson elementary schools in the Tustin Unified School District.

She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administrative Services Credential from Azusa Pacific University. She received a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential from the California State University Fullerton and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from San Diego State University.

Fresch has also served as a Big Sister with the Big Brothers Big Sisters Foundation for eight years, as well as a Board Member for the Tustin Public Schools Foundation. Her passion for education and strong leadership makes her an excellent addition to the board of the Santa Barbara Education Foundation.

When she is not inspiring students, Fresch can be found running, reading or taking opportunities to travel and relax on the beach.