Rick Shea

Vice President, San Diego County Board of Education

══  A quick Bio  ══

Rick Shea is currently serving as Vice President of the San Diego County Board of Education. His work on behalf of children spans over 30 years in San Diego County. He focused his educational career on helping students succeed, especially those most at-risk. This service began as a tutor for elementary students, and a Teacher Assistant at a continuation high school. He also served the Juvenile Court as a San Diego County Probation Officer. He earned his teaching credential, and taught at-risk youth with the Juvenile Court and Community Schools. He earned five California credentials: K-12 teaching, K-12 Administrative services, K-12 PPS (counselor or school psychologist) and Community College teaching and counseling credentials. After completion of his Administrative Credential, Rick became an administrator with the Outdoor Science Schools and helped develop hands-on science programs for students and teachers. He served as Administrative Services Officer and Special Assistant to the County Superintendent. His experience in community and public service also includes serving as President of the Leucadia/Encinitas Town Council, President of the Encinitas Fire Protection District, working on the successful incorporation committee, and serving as Encinitas Mayor, Deputy Mayor and Council member.

══  Endorsements  ══

Rick is endorsed by many local community leaders, elected officials, and education experts and reformers including:

  • Honorable James R. Milliken, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court, Juvenile Division, (retired)
  • Doug Green, San Diego County Teacher of the Year and California Teacher of the Year
  • All members of the San Diego County Board of Education
  • Gregg Robinson, President
  • Mark Anderson, Member
  • Alicia Munoz, Member
  • Guadalupe Gonzalez, member
  • Former California Senator Dede Alpert
  • Katie Dexter, President of San Diego County Chapter of California School Boards Association
  • Beth Hergesheimer, President of San Dieguito Union High School District
  • Joyce Dalessandro, Vice President of San Dieguito Union High School District
  • Amy Herman, Clerk, San Dieguito Union High School District
  • Carol Skiljan Director California School Boards Association
  • Claudine Jones, President, Carlsbad Unified School District
  • Marti Ritto, Clerk and Past President Rancho Santa Fe School District Board of Trustees
  • Sue Hartley, former President San Diego County Board of Education and San Dieguito Union High School District
  • Chuck Lowry, Deputy Mayor City of Oceanside
  • Peder Norby, Carlsbad and Encinitas Civic Leader
  • Mary Farrell, Del Mar Civic Leader
  • San Diego Schools Police Officers Association
  • Police Officers Research Association of California, San Diego and Imperial County Chapters
  • Emily Andrade, President, Encinitas Union School District
  • Marla Strich, Board Member, Encinitas Union School District
  • Gregg Sonken, Vice President, Encinitas Union School District
  • Patricia Sinay, Board Member, Encinitas Union School District
  • Barbara Groth, former Board member Rancho Santa Fe and San Dieguito School District
  • Comischell Bradley Rodriquez, former Del Mar Union Board Member

══  How you Can Help  ══

  • Place a sign in your yard
  • Host a meet and greet / coffee at your house
  • Add your name to my endorsement list

If you want to be involved please contact me at:  RickShea4CountyBoardofEd@gmail.com

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