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Glendale News-Press: Sahakian Named New Armenian American Museum’s First Executive Director

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By Mark Kellam Local resident and Glendale Unified school board member Shant Sahakian was recently named the first executive director of the new Armenian American Museum, according to a statement from the museum on Monday. “Mr. Sahakian brings strong leadership and community relations skills to the organization and will be an asset to the museum in his new leadership role,” said Berdj Karapetian, the museum’s executive chairman, in the statement. Sahakian first joined the Armenian American Museum project in 2014 as a member of the Armenian Genocide Centennial Committee. Since 2016, he has supported the museum’s community outreach efforts. Most…

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VIDEO: Year in Review 2018 | Glendale School Board Member Shant Sahakian

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As we head into the new year, I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your support of the Glendale Unified School District and our Glendale public schools. It is an honor to serve our students on the Board of Education and I am excited for the work ahead of us in the coming year. I wish you a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2019. Happy New Year! About Shant Sahakian Shant Sahakian is an Elected Member of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education representing District D. He was elected in April 2017, becoming the youngest School Board…

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VIDEO: Statement on Hoover High School | Glendale School Board Member Shant Sahakian

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Statement by Glendale Unified School District Board of Education Member Shant Sahakian on Hoover High School, racism in our schools and communities, and the need for our entire community to build bridges, break down barriers, and move forward together. Source: GUSD Board of Education Meeting November 5, 2018 About Shant Sahakian Shant Sahakian is an Elected Member of the Glendale Unified School District Board of Education representing District D. He was elected in April 2017, becoming the youngest School Board Member elected in Glendale history. Shant is a lifelong resident of Glendale and a product of Glendale public schools with…

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Glendale News-Press: Glendale Unified Board Agrees to Smaller Raise

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Glendale Unified board member Shant Sahakian proposed a friendly amendment that cut the board’s pay raise from 5% to 1.5% for the upcoming year. The increase is in line with teacher raises. By Andrew J. Campa A desire for equity led Glendale Unified school board members to unanimously vote to reduce a scheduled pay raise for themselves to match increases agreed upon for the district’s teachers. The board voted, 5-0, for a friendly amendment that slashed its 5% allotted pay bump to 1.5% for the upcoming fiscal year, the same pay rate hike agreed upon by Glendale Unified and the…

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