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April 12, 2016

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FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsement of the California Teachers Association (CTA) for her campaign. CTA is the largest association of teachers in California with over 325,000 members.

“Sharon Quirk-Silva has spent 30 years teaching, inspiring, and helping young students reach their full potential,” said CTA President Eric Heins. “Sharon is part of the solution — her excellence in the classroom is reflected in the success of her students who have gone on to achieve the middle class dream. They are teachers, small business owners, and young professionals, among other things.

“As a legislator, Sharon will bring this real world experience to fight for students and parents who simply want a fair shot at a better life through hard work and sacrifice,” Heins continued. “That’s what sets her apart from other candidates and it’s why we strongly support her for state Assembly.”

Quirk-Silva currently teaches 3rd grade fulltime and has spent 30 years teaching in the Fullerton School District. She is the former Mayor of Fullerton and served in the Assembly from 2012-2014.

The 65th Assembly District includes Buena Park, Cypress, Fullerton, La Palma, Stanton and most of West Anaheim.

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