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Jerry Rindone is proud to announce his candidacy for the San Diego County Board of Education, District 2.  Jerry previously served a four-year term and is running for a four year term in the June, 2016 primary election.  His opponent in the June 7 California primary was recently appointed to fill a short-term vacancy on the Board.

 

Jerry has a broad range of experience in education, elected office and community service positions.  As an administrator with the Sweetwater Union High School District, he led the award winning Adult Education program and then finished his career with ten years as principal of Hilltop High School earning California Distinguished School and 3 straight County Academic Decathlon titles.  Besides a four-year elected term on the San Diego County Board, Jerry served 16 years as a Chula Vista City Council Member and six of these years as “Deputy Mayor of Chula Vista”.   While on the council, Jerry was appointed to serve as the representative to the SANDAG Transportation Committee, as Vice-Chairman of the Metropolitan Transit System, Chairman of the MTS Budget Development Committee, and played a key role in strengthening the relationship between schools and local government. He has also served on the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce “Education Committee” while serving as the elective member for District 2 on the San Diego County Board of Education.  In addition, he served as President of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce in 2013.

Jerry cares about many issues concerning education and our community but most importantly:

·      Proper funding and operation of the court schools under the San Diego County Board

·      Proper evaluation and supervision of Charter Schools

·      Creating synergy between government and business in order to help our schools succeed

·      Providing the important support systems and economy of scale to the smaller remote school districts in San Diego County.

·      Raised over $50,000 while elected to the SDBOE to fund special awards programs to promote the “Academic Decathlon” program without using any taxpayer funding 

Jerry Rindone brings a wealth of experience and excellence in education and a desire to continue his service on the San Diego County Board of Education.