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The Kern County Superintendent of Schools names building after Christine Lizardi Frazier

Posted at 7:58 AM, Nov 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-02 10:58:24-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — The Kern County Superintendent of Schools has dedicated its newest facility as the Christine Lizardi Frazier Student Services Center.

The building, at the corner of 17th Street and Chester Avenue in downtown Bakersfield, runs programs like camp keep early childhood education and Valley Oaks charter schools.

According to the superintendent of schools, these programs specifically target some of the most vulnerable students in Kern County.

"The people in this building make sure all children can succeed and that's Dr. Fraizer's legacy," said KCSOS superintendent Mary Barlow.

Dr. Fraizer was the first woman and first Latina elected to serve as the superintendent. She served in the role from 2009 until 2017.