Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva Appointed to Assembly Committee on Education
FULLERTON, CA –Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva (D – Fullerton) was appointed as the newest member of the California Assembly Committee on Education. The Assemblywoman was appointed today by Speaker of the Assembly, Assemblymember Anthony Rendon.
“As a teacher for thirty years in the Fullerton Elementary School District, I am honored to return to my roots and focus on the needs of our students throughout California,” said Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva. “As an Elementary and Middle School Teacher for over 30 years, I am excited to provide a unique and experienced perspective to the committee and look forward to working with the Chair, Assemblymember O’Donnell and my legislative colleagues.”
The primary jurisdictions of the committee are K-12 education, certification of employees of schools, school finances, and school facilities, among other capacities related to education. Assemblywoman Quirk-Silva is eager to partake in her role in the development of education policy. She is a strong supporter of career technical education and recognizes the need to bring California classrooms into the 21st Century and address the digital divide for many of our low-income students.