San Diego Unified's new Board of Education leadership team are President Kevin Beiser, from District B, and Vice-President Marne Foster, from District E, the Board of Education decided on Tuesday night.
Board vote was taken at the district governing body's annual meeting,
in which officers for the new year are established and other procedural
"I look forward to working together to continue
improving public education with quality schools in every neighborhood,"
Beiser said shortly after the meeting.
Beiser was elected to the
Board of Trustees in 2010 representing District B and is also a math
teacher. Prior to his election, Beiser’s work with his students earned
him “San Diego Math Teacher of the Year” honors in 2008-2009.
experience in the classroom, working side-by-side with school
administrators and parents alike, has given me a unique insight as to
how the policies that are developed by the Board and the
superintendent’s office affect those of us on the front lines,” Beiser
said. “I’m honored that my Board colleagues found that experience
helpful and I look forward to working with Superintendent Marten to
continue creating a world-class classroom experience for our students.”
had served as Board Vice President for one year and hands that position
over to San Diego native Marne Foster, who represents District E.
excited!” said Foster. “I look forward to continuing this work to
create the conditions where ALL students can succeed, and value the
listening and collaborating with San Diego Unified internal and external
stakeholders to make it happen."