Classroom teacher takes gavel of key legislative committee
SACRAMENTO-Assembly Speaker Toni G. Atkins has appointed freshman Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-70) as Chair of the California State Assembly’s Education Committee. O’Donnell was sworn into the Assembly on Monday, December 1.
“As a classroom teacher for over twenty years and the father of two daughters enrolled in the award-winning Long Beach Unified School District, I am honored to have been selected to chair this committee,” said O’Donnell. “It’s no secret that the future of our economy and our state starts with decisions made by this committee. I look forward to helping move California forward,” O’Donnell continued.