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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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Year In Review 2021

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Dear Friends, I want to wish you and your loved ones a happy and safe holiday season as we reflect on the past year and countdown the days to 2022. As challenging as the road may have been, I am inspired by our incredible students and the young leaders we have across our school district. I am filled with gratitude for the tireless commitment of our teachers and staff and the steadfast support of our parents, families, and community members. From my family to yours, I wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year. Onward and upward in 2022! Best regards, Shant…

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CSBA Golden Bell Award Student Voice Panels

CSBA Golden Bell Award Student Voice Panels

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The Board of Education's Student Voice Panels program was recognized by the California School Boards Association (CSBA) with a 2021 Golden Bell Award. The Student Voice Panels are hosted by the Board of Education and organized by the Student Advisory Council to provide leadership, advocacy, and civic engagement opportunities to student representatives from all five high schools. The panels provide students a voice in creating positive change throughout the school district by providing feedback directly to the School Board and District leadership in a live and public conversation. The next Student Voice Panel will be held on March 1, 2022. Shant Sahakian Glendale School...
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Glendale High School Healthcare Internship Inaugural Cohort

Glendale High School Healthcare Professions Internship Inaugural Cohort

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Sixteen Glendale High School students have been officially accepted into the inaugural cohort of the new Healthcare Professions Internship Program established in partnership with Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital. Students in the program will have the special opportunity to learn from healthcare professionals working in the field as they develop into the future healthcare heroes serving our community. Shant Sahakian Glendale School Board President, District D
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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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