Williams, a former educator at both the junior high school and university level, was honored at a ceremony held at the Ventura Beach Marriott Friday. Several educators from the area were also honored by the Channel Islands Service Center Council of the CTA, including:
Aline Grossman, a teacher at Ventura High School: Outstanding Educator, Ventura Unified
Ruthann Burnell, a teacher at Serra Elementary School and retired executive board member of the Ventura Unified Education Association (VUEA).
Rae Stevens, site representative from Portola Elementary School and various VUEA committees.
Kathy Riley, with the Hueneme Education Association.
Sandra Kelble, with the Oxnard Educators Association.
Ray Bedoy, with the Ventura Classified Employees Association.
“As we are staring at fiscal Armageddon for the state, there is no group of workers that I am more honored to stand with than our teachers,” said Assemblymember Das Williams.
Website for Assemblymember Das Williams: http://assembly.ca.gov/Williams