Former Ventura City Councilmember, Ed Summers announces candidacy for Ventura School Board
Longtime resident and active community member, Ed Summers announced that he is running for a seat on the Ventura Unified School District Board of Trustees.
Having served this community for the past 26 years, including as a former City of Ventura Councilmember and financial services industry executive, Mr. Summers brings hands-on fiduciary experience, which will be valuable in balancing the needs and goals of the schools with the realities of a budget.
“I have worked with Ed for over 20 years. He always brings a wide range of resources and stakeholders to the table so that we can provide the students in our District with the best possible opportunities,” commented Debbie Golden, Ventura School Board member. “I am pleased to endorse Ed Summers for Ventura School Board.”
Mr. Summers lists among his priorities, developing relevant career and job skills education for students; growing connections and involvement between the business and educational communities; and establishing a supportive educational environment that encourages lifelong learning to grow and thrive in a rapidly changing world.
“To excel, students need to feel connected to the entire community,” stated Ed Summers, candidate for the Ventura School Board. “Connecting students to local business for instance, will help them think about and take charge of their future. Career ready means life ready,” he continued.
Ed Summers has spent countless hours working directly with organizations that support school-to career education while also working with students to help them gain valuable real-world job experience. He has a well-documented track record in building viable partnerships to support Ventura students and schools and is laser focused on career skills education, job creation and economic prosperity for our youth.
“Our local schools need to be the core of our community. We are all stakeholders in the education of our youth whether we have children in the District or not,” stated Ed Summers, candidate for the Ventura School Board. “Our future depends on it.”
To learn more about Ed Summers for Ventura School Board please visit, www.Summers4Schools.com.