Mr. Jose Lara’s resignation from the Governing Board of the El Rancho Unified School District effective February 5, 2020 has been confirmed.
Mr. Lara was the longest serving member of the Board at the time of his resignation. During his six years on the Board, Mr. Lara was an advocate for student mental health services, an active supporter of the Ethnic Studies Program, as well as a champion for our Special Education students, and a huge proponent for Class Size Reduction. He represented the District on various committees, including the Los Angeles County School Trustees Association (LACSTA) – 2015-2016, Whittier Area Cooperative Special Education Program (WACSEP) – 2015, 2018, and the California School Boards Delegate Assembly for – 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019. On behalf of the Superintendent, Dr. Frances Esparza, we extend our most sincere gratitude and appreciation to Mr. Lara for his service to the El Rancho community.
Superintendent Esparza has been working with the Los Angeles County Office of Education and the Los Angeles County Registrar of Voters to announce that under election law, this vacancy cannot be filled until the recall election takes place. When the recall occurs, the results of the recall (for qualified candidates only) will be provided at that time.
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