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San Diego County, CA June 3, 2014 Election
Smart Voter Full Biography for Rick Shea

Candidate for
Member; San Diego County Board of Education; District 5

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Rick Shea has dedicated his entire educational career to helping students succeed, especially those most at-risk. Rick's background, qualifications, and dedication to student success make him the ideal candidate and uniquely qualified to serve on the San Diego County Board of Education!

Prior to retiring as Special Assistant to the County Superintendent, Rick served as a Classroom Teacher and Head Teacher for the Juvenile Court Schools.

Rick has also served as a Probation Officer for juveniles, working closely with school principals to get these teenagers back on track and to complete their education.

Rick believes that students, parents, taxpayers, and the community, all benefit from every student receiving a 21st Century education, whether preparing for college or to directly enter the workplace.

Rick is committed to putting children first, and keeping budget cuts and politics away from the classroom.

Rick has also served his community outside of the educational system as Mayor and City Council Member of Encinitas, and Board member and President of the Encinitas Fire Protection District, San Dieguito Water District, Cardiff Sanitation District, and Vice Chair of the North County Transit District.

Rick's endorsements for this non-partisan office include Democrats, Republicans, Independents; parents, teachers, and many locally elected school board members including all members of the San Diego County Board of Education, and community leaders, including; former Senator Dede Alpert, San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts and former San Diego County Supervisor Pam Slater-Price.

Vote Rick Shea for San Diego County Board of Education!

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