A protracted-time educator has been appointed to fill a vacated seat on the MiraCosta Neighborhood School District Board of Trustees.
The board unanimously appointed Raye Clendening to the seat as soon as held by Dr. David Broad, who resigned.
Clendening, who at the moment serves because the chair of the MiraCosta School Basis and was an inaugural member of MiraCosta’s Impartial Residents’ Board Oversight Committee, will characterize Space 6.
The seat covers the northernmost portion of the MiraCosta School District, which incorporates north Oceanside. Clendening instantly will step into the place for a time period that concludes in November. She could have the chance to run within the fall election.
Sunita “Sunny” Cooke, superintendent and president of MiraCosta School, mentioned upon Clendening’s June 24 appointment that officers are “excited to proceed working with Raye, an skilled educator and group chief.
“She is going to deliver her vital skills, experience and vitality to her position as a trustee,” Cooke mentioned.
Now retired, Clendening spent a long time as a trainer within the Los Angeles and San Diego areas, earlier than serving a mixed 14 years as principal for Martin Luther King, Jr. Center Faculty in Oceanside and Maie Ellis Elementary and Potter Junior Excessive faculties in Fallbrook.
She completed her profession by directing all pupil companies and particular teaching programs for the Oceanside Unified Faculty District, whereas working with younger individuals who ended up attending MiraCosta School.
“Raye Clendening embodies the spirit of schooling. As a lifelong educator, Raye’s expertise and fervour will serve the board and district properly,” mentioned Anna Pedroza, president of the MiraCosta board.
Clendening attended a group school, Pasadena Metropolis School as a result of didn’t have the cash to go straight to a four-year college.
Raye is a founding member of the North County Enterprise and Skilled Girls’s Group, in addition to the North County African American Girls’s Affiliation.
She additionally as soon as obtained a statewide honor, because the Center Grades Principal of the 12 months.