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The Santa Clara County of Education (SCCOE) is Committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
A premier service organization.
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Board Member, Term Expires in 2020Area 5: Majority portion of Santa Clara Unified, Milpitas Unified, Orchard, Berryessa Union and corresponding portion of East Side Union High school districts
Originally elected in 2000 and re-elected strongly in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. Anna Song brings many years of nonprofit work experience in counseling, youth education, domestic violence intervention and fair housing enforcement to her role on the Santa Clara County Board of Education. Anna has worked with a wide range of youth, including those from South Central Los Angeles, Los Altos and Santa Clara County's Juvenile Hall. Anna was the first Korean-American to be elected in Santa Clara County, the first Korean-born female to be elected in California's history, and is the longest serving Korean-American elected official in the United States. She serves on the Policy Development Subcommittee and has served on the Joint Committee on Child Care (JCCC). In addition to her school board work, Anna has been elected four times to the Santa Clara County Democratic Central Committee and is also serving on the Democratic State Central Committee. She was awarded the State Democratic Party's prestigious JFK, Jr. Award for Public Service and has been commended by SEIU for her advocacy. Anna is bilingual in Korean and English. She holds a bachelor's degree in theology and mental health from Franciscan University in Ohio, and has studied at the Franciscan School of Theology, a member consortium School of Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley. Anna has two active boys who attend public schools.