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Oak View Gym Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting
We Honored Our Own, Employee Recognition
OVSD Robotics Competition
Promotion Day at Cerritos ES 2019
At 4th of July Parade with so many great folks incising Senator Umberg, Congressman Rouda, Congresswoman Porter, Shayna Lathus, Duke Nuygen, Ken Arnold, and others
With Dennis Bress, activist and patriot in Irvine, March 2019
At press conference for settlement with Republic Services at Oak View School.
Presenting to my fellow union sisters and brothers at the CFT Convention March 23, 2019, in LA.
At CBBA Lobbying Day with fellow OC School Board Members visiting with our elected representatives in Sacramento, March 12, 2019.
AT CFT 100 Anniversary Gala with Rusty Hicks, president of the LA County Federation of Labor, and candidate for CA Democratic Party.
With fellow CFT Delegates at CFT Convention day one.
With fellow teacher Shayna Lathus at the 2nd annual Women's History Month Rally.
With Shayna Lathus at Wintersburg/Furuta Fountain Dedication.
Hope View bees were all the buzz at our board meeting, so fun!
With 6th grade student for promotion in the ABC Unified School District, Cerritos
Speaking on camera with Michele Gile of Channel 9 in regards to attempted child abduction, 2017
Thanks to the HB Firefighters Association for supporting my candidacy, 2012
With Oak View students at Santiago Apostil Festival in Oak View, 2017
At the Cinco de Mayo Put a Lid on It Rally for Oak View Students and Teachers in opposition to Rainbow Trash Dump, May 2015
At Dia de los Muertos Protest in Oak View against Rainbow Trash Dump, October 2015
Congratulations to OVSD Retirees, 2017
With Oratorical Contest winners at the HB Independence Day Parade 2017
At the Village View for Soap Box Derby Event
Westmont principal and teachers out walking precincts for Measure R, Prop 55, and Patricia Singer and me.
At an OVSD Board of Trustees meeting with Trustee John Briscoe and HB Mayor Ralph Bauer. Former college professor and HB Mayor Dr. Bauer strongly supports and endorses Measure R.
OVSD team effort is shown here, campaigning at Back to School Night at Westmont, pictured are CSEA Chapter 375 president Steve Hunter alongside the Ocean View Teachers Association (OVTA) leaders, Michelle McCray and Marsha Sipkovich.
I had the great honor of presenting an South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) award to environmental justice recipient, Oscar Rodriguez for his advocacy in the Oak Vie area.
I am proud to be endorsed by former Mayor of Huntington Beach Ralph H. Bauer. Dr. Bauer served as the president of OVSD Board, president of HBUHSD Board, and on HB City Council for two terms.
Working with students in own 6th grade GATE classroom in Cerritos.
Thanks to HBPD for coming to the Sparks of Love drive at Hope View.
At an wonderful community event sponsored by Mariners Church with Oak View teacher Kim Davis and principal Rosa Mendietta.
OVSD students and local entrepreneurs on Keelson Street set up their lemonade stand.
With the 2015 OVSD Oratorial Contest participants at at the Rancho Del Rey clubhouse, the contest was sponsored by the Surf City Optimist Club in conjunction with OVSD. Great speeches by our students!
Hope View Elementary was selected last year as the recipient of City National Bank and Barnes and Noble holiday book drive. Reading is the Way Up, a nonprofit initiative affiliated with City National Bank, collaborated with Barnes and Noble in Newport Beach to share the joy of reading and make a difference in the life of children.Through generous donations made by the customers at the Newport Beach store, a total of 2,750 books were be given to Hope View Elementary school.
Thank you to HBFD (from Heil/Springdale) and HBPD for coming to the annual Muscular Dystrophy Association Christmas party hosted and sponsored by the Surf City Optimist Club. I am proud member of the club.
At Westmont/Lake View School for the You Are Special assembly. Great performance by the students!
Tonight our Oak View students from Mrs. Berkers' 3rd grade class performed at the Board Meeting. They performed patriotic songs and recited a special chant in honor of one of Oak View's favorite volunteers, Mrs. Peggy Wanderer. She has dedicated the past 15 years to volunteering at Oak View Elementary School in Mrs. Berkers' 3rd grade class.
Thanks to the Orange County Register for covering my achievements in 2016!
At Vista View visiting classrooms, stopped by to see teacher Marcy Drum and her amazing students and witness Restorative Justice for kids in action.
At Pleasant View at Easter time visiting preschool classrooms. Guess who is the bunny suit? It is principal Paul James!
At the California School Boards Delegate Assembly in Sacramento with Sylvia Mendez, American civil rights activist of Mexican-Puerto Rican heritage. At age eight, she played an instrumental role in the Mendez v. Westminster case, the landmark desegregation case of 1946. Pictured with her brother Gonzalo Mendez.
With Patricia Singer
The board with student winners, 2016
At Living Museum at Golden View Elementary School, 2016
At the 2016 Surf City Optimist Club Oratorical Contest
At Reorganizational Meeting of OVSD Board of Trustees, voted in as board president for a second consecutive year, December, 2015
Ribbon Cutting and Grand Reopening of Hope View Elementary School, 2015
Ribbon Cutting at Hope View, 2015
At Labor Management Institute in San Diego with local CTA and CSEA chapter presidents and Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of schools.
At the OVSD Board of Trustees annual reorganizational meeting, voted in as president for the first term, December, 2014
With Assembly member Christina Garcia in Cerritos, where I teach in the ABC Unified School District, 2015
With the honorable Nate Holden, former state senator, LA City Councilman and current AQMD Hearing Board Officer at the 2017 CA Democratic Party Convention in Sacramento
At the OVSD Board of Trustees swearing in and reorganizational meeting. I was not only sworn in, but also reelected by my colleagues to serve a third consecutive year as board president, December 2016.
With KNBC 4's Vikki Vargas at Hope View Elementary days before the grand reopening and ribbon cutting after asbestos closure, abatement and reconstruction in August 2015.
With OVSD board president John Briscoe at HBCC to advocate on behalf of our students and schools, April 1, 2019.
Oak View Cinco de Mayo, 2019
OCSBA Annual Dinner and Awards 2019
Taste of Cerritos, 2019
Mesa View Open House with Scouts, and leader Jodie Merkle, 2019
Oak View Students give presentation of the 14th colony, 2019
I was proud to host Congressman Harley Rouda's Campaign Kickoff at our new Oak View Gym
Thank you to the LA Times for photographing our new administrative hires in OVSD for 2019-2020.
Westmont VAPA School grand reopening and ribbon cutting.
Ribbon cutting at Westmont!
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