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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. 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 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 With Assembly member Christina Garcia in Cerritos, where I teach in the ABC Unified School District, 2015
At the OVSD Board of Trustees annual reorganizational meeting, voted in as president for the first term, December, 2014 At Labor Management Institute in San Diego with local CTA and CSEA chapter presidents and Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of schools.
Ribbon Cutting at Hope View, 2015 Ribbon Cutting and Grand Reopening of Hope View Elementary School, 2015
At Reorganizational Meeting of OVSD Board of Trustees, voted in as board president for a second consecutive year, December, 2015 At the 2016 Surf City Optimist Club Oratorical Contest
At Living Museum at Golden View Elementary School, 2016 The board with student winners, 2016
With HB Councilman Erik Peterson and resident Chris Mc Donald at grand reopening of Hope View in 2015. With Patricia Singer
Honored to be present for the award for California State Classified Employee of the Year, 2016 to be awarded to College View's own Efren Barrera. Pictured from left to right are Sandy Vaughn of OVSD CSEA Chapter 375, CA State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson, Efren Barrera and I. 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.
At Pleasant View at Easter time visiting preschool classrooms. Guess who is the bunny suit? It is principal Paul James! At Vista View visiting classrooms, stopped by to see teacher Marcy Drum and her amazing students and witness Restorative Justice for kids in action.
Thanks to the Orange County Register for covering my achievements in 2015! 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.
At Westmont/Lake View School for the You Are Special assembly. Great performance by the students! 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.
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. The outdoor street hockey rink for students at Star View in Midway City donated by the Anaheim Mighty Ducks for their G.O.A.L.S. program. Thank you to the Ducks!
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! OVSD students and local entrepreneurs on Keelson Street set up their lemonade stand.
At an wonderful community event sponsored by Mariners Church with Oak View teacher Kim Davis and principal Rosa Mendietta. Thanks to HBPD for coming to the Sparks of Love drive at Hope View.
Working with students in own 6th grade GATE classroom in Cerritos. 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.
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. 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.
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. At the OVSD Board meeting the Westmont School Girl Scouts shared their very own book on water conservation they published. Great work girls!
Westmont principal and teachers out walking precincts for Measure R, Prop 55, and Patricia Singer and me. At the Village View for Soap Box Derby Event
With Oratorical Contest winners at the HB Independence Day Parade 2017 Congratulations to OVSD Retirees, 2017
At Dia de los Muertos Protest in Oak View against Rainbow Trash Dump, October 2015 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
With Oak View students at Santiago Apostil Festival in Oak View, 2017 Thanks to the HB Firefighters Association for supporting my candidacy, 2012
Speaking on camera with Michele Gile of Channel 9 in regards to attempted child abduction, 2017 With 6th grade student for promotion in the ABC Unified School District, Cerritos

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