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Shant Sahakian Elected to CSBA Delegate Assembly

Shant Sahakian Elected to California School Boards Association Delegate Assembly

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Glendale, CA (April 5, 2022) – Glendale Unified School District Board of Education President Shant Sahakian has been elected to the Delegate Assembly of the California School Boards Association, the leading statewide education association representing the elected officials who govern public school districts and county offices of education. As a member of the CSBA Delegate Assembly and GUSD School Board, Sahakian will be representing CSBA’s Region 23-A which serves more than 100,000 students across thirteen school districts including Alhambra, Arcadia, Burbank, Duarte, Garvey, Glendale, La Cañada, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, South Pasadena, and Temple City. He will be…

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Glendale School Board President Shant Sahakian Announces Re-Election Bid

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Glendale, CA (February 8, 2022) – Glendale School Board President Shant Sahakian has announced his re-election bid to continue serving the students, parents, and families of the Glendale Unified School District as a member of the Board of Education representing District D. During his first term on the Board of Education, Sahakian advanced 21st century academic programs that prepare students for college, career, and life success, supported initiatives that promote healthy, safe, and inclusive schools for all, and provided strong leadership in governance, transparency, and accountability. During his tenure as School Board President, the school district implemented a full and…

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GUSD School Board President Shant Sahakian’s Term Limits Proposal Approved by Glendale Unified Board of Education

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Glendale, CA (January 25, 2022) – The Glendale Unified School District Board of Education has unanimously approved GUSD School Board President Shant Sahakian’s term limits proposal. Sahakian first proposed term limits for elected School Board members in May 2018. Over the course of several meetings, he advocated for term limits and argued that it will be a good governance practice that expands and diversifies the voices who impact public education in the community. Based on the proposal, School Board members elected in the future can serve a maximum of three four-year terms for a total of twelve years of service…

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Glendale High School Cloud Computing & Computer Science Academy Inaugural Class

Glendale High School Cloud Computing & Computer Science Academy Inaugural Class

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Glendale High School celebrated the inaugural class of students in the new Cloud Computing & Computer Science Academy established in partnership with Glendale Community College. GHS academy students have the unique opportunity to earn their high school diploma, earn college credits, and prepare for tech industry careers through the program. The academy follows the expansion of Roosevelt into the Roosevelt Middle School STEAM Academy and Cerritos into the Cerritos Elementary School Computer Science & Coding Immersion Magnet. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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Ms. Roxanne O'Rourke Teacher of the Year

GUSD Teacher of the Year Mann Elementary School Teacher Ms. Roxanne O’Rourke

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Mann Elementary School Teacher Ms. Roxanne O’Rourke has been named the Teacher of the Year for the Glendale Unified School District in recognition of her excellence in teaching and her commitment to the students and families she serves. Ms. O’Rourke and educators from across the region were recognized at the Teachers of the Year Celebration hosted by the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE). Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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Marshall Elementary School Cafeteria Building

Marshall Elementary School Cafeteria & Multipurpose Building Project

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The Board of Education has approved a new $8.4 million Cafeteria & Multipurpose Building Project for Marshall Elementary School. The 4,500 sq. ft. cafeteria and multipurpose building will serve our youngest students with a state-of-the-art facility that will have a transformative impact on the school campus. The project will be funded by GUSD Measure S bond dollars thanks to the generous support of community members. The approval comes on the heels of the start of construction on the new Glenoaks Elementary School and Monte Vista Elementary School Classroom Building Projects. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Visit

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Visit

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It was a true honor to welcome State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond to our Glendale Unified School District Board of Education meeting. We are grateful for his leadership at the California Department of Education on behalf of our six million public school students. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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