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Alameda County Board of EducationCandidate for Member, Trustee Area 2

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Angela Normand

Teacher
26,191 votes (51.5%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Push for students in district, county and charter schools to have small class sizes to support both academic and social-emotional learning.
  • Our students, and especially those with the highest needs, need more supports at school like counselors, school psychologists, and nurses. I will push to make sure this happens in all our schools.
  • Educators work with our students every day, and are best positioned to advocate for all our kids to have great schools. This is why I will push to increase educator agency in all (county, district and charter) schools.

Experience

Experience

Profession:Teacher
Middle School Special Day Class Teacher, Brentwood Unified School District (2007–current)
Moderate/Severe Special Day Class Teacher, Tobinworld - Non-public school for students with behavioral disorders (2006–2007)
Staff Seargeant, United States Marine Corps (1993–2003)

Education

Chapman University Education Specialist Credential (Levels I and II) (2012)
Cal State Hayward Bachelor of Arts, Credential Track, Liberal Studies (2005)

Community Activities

Board Member, California Teachers Association (2019–current)
School Safety Committee Member, Brentwood Unified School District (2018–2019)
African American Caucus Chair, California Teachres Association (2017–2019)
Vice President, Brentwood Teachers Association (2015–2018)
Teacher of the Year, Adams Middle School, Brentwood Unified School District (2010–2011)

Biography

Angela Normand’s 13-year career in public education was preceded by ten years of service to our country in the U.S. Marine Corps. Her experiences in the field, in the classroom as a special education teacher, and in leadership have well-prepared her for her to run for Alameda County Board of Education, 2nd Trustee Area.

Angela's own own experiences as a student in under-resourced urban public schools molded her into an unrelenting advocate for educational equity and empowerment. Angela believes that knowledge is not only power, but it is a right of all members of our community.

Who supports this candidate?

Featured Endorsements

  • Tony Thurmond, California Superintendent of Public Instruction
  • Alameda County Democratic Party
  • CA Assemblymember Rob Bonta

Organizations (15)

  • Alameda Labor Council
  • Wellstone Democratic Renewal Club
  • Alameda Education Association
  • Oakland Education Association
  • San Leandro Teachers Association
  • East Bay Young Democrats
  • East Bay Stonewall Democratic Club
  • New Haven Teachers Association
  • San Ramon Valley Education Association
  • Association of Pleasanton Teachers
  • Hayward Education Association
  • Fremont Unified District Teachers Association
  • Alameda Firefighters, IAFF Local 689
  • Alameda County Teachers Association
  • Green Party of Alameda County

Elected Officials (5)

  • Alameda City Council Jim Oddie
  • Alameda Board of Education Gray Harris
  • Alameda Board of Education President Mia Bonta
  • Alameda County Supervisor Richard Valle
  • Alameda City Council Malia Vella

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