Faculty Association Endorses Quirk-Silva

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                   CONTACT: Matt Reilly
April 21, 2016                                                        (916) 201-9636



FULLERTON, CA—Classroom teacher and 65th Assembly District candidate Sharon Quirk-Silva today announced receiving the endorsement of the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC). FACCC is the organization representing instructors throughout the community college system.

“Sharon’s demonstrated track record as an educator, mayor, and legislator makes her the best qualified candidate for California’s Community Colleges,” said FACCC Executive Director Jonathan Lightman. “She is a dedicated advocate to ensuring that our colleges remain accessible, affordable, and of the highest quality.”

Since 1953, FACCC has provided representation for the community college faculty to promote funding and academic freedom. FACCC has 11,000 members across California’s 113 campuses.

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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