First published in the April 9 print issue of the Glendale News Press.
Glendale Unified School District Board of Education President Shant Sahakian was recently elected to the delegate assembly of the California School Boards Association, the statewide education association representing the elected officials who govern public school districts and county offices of education.
Sahakian will represent CSBA’s Region 23-A, which serves more than 100,000 students across 13 school districts including Alhambra, Arcadia, Burbank, Duarte, Garvey, Glendale, La Cañada Flintridge, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, South Pasadena and Temple City. He will be one of four regional elected representatives, including fellow GUSD school board member Jennifer Freemon, Kimberly Kenne from Pasadena Unified School District and Zahir Robb from South Pasadena Unified School District.
“I am very hoassembly of the California School Boards Association,” Sahakian said in a statement. “I look forward to working with fellow CSBA, delegate assembly, and school board colleagues to represent our region at the state level and advocate for our school communities and the students we serve.”
With a membership of nearly 1,000 educational agencies statewide, CSBA brings together school governing boards and administrators from districts and county offices of education to advocate for effective policies that advance the education and well-being of the state’s more than 6 million school-aged children.
For more information, visit CSBA.org.