Delaine Eastin

Delaine Eastin DEMDemocrat

American politician from California

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Delaine EastinDEMDemocrat American politician from California
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Delaine Andree Eastin (born August 20, 1947) is an American politician and educator from California. A professor by education, she was the first and only woman to date to be elected California State Superintendent of Public Instruction (1995–2003) under Governors Pete Wilson and Gray Davis. Eastin represented parts of Alameda County and Santa Clara County in the California State Assembly between 1986 and 1994. She is a member of the Democratic Party.

Education4 - 4 of 2
University of California-Santa Barbara
MA Political Science
1969 - 1971
University of California-Davis
BA Political Science
1965 - 1969
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State of California
1995 - 2003
Assembly Member
State of California Assembly
1986 - 1994
Former City Councilmember
Union City
Mentor for Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
University of California-Davis
2014 - 2016
Distinguished Visiting Professor of Educational Leadership and Senior Advisor to President of Mills College
Mills College
2004 - 2008
Executive Director
National Institute for School Leadership
2003 - 2005
Corporate Planner
Pacific Telesis Group
Other Experience1 - 15 of 15
Board Member
National Center for Learning and Civic Engagement
1997 - 2017
Educate Our State
2015 - 2017
Consultant and Speaker
Delaine Eastin Consulting
2008 - 2017
Governing Board Member
School for Integrated Academics and Technologies (SIATech)
Close the Gap California
2014 - 2016
Fellow and Advisory Board Member
University of California-Center Sacramento
2014 - Current
Board Member
Saving California Communities
2009 - 2012
Board Member
1995 - 2003
Former Chair
Former Commissioner
California Department of Education LGBT Task Force
Former Regent
University of California
Former Trustee
California State University
Corporate Planner and Accounting Manager
Pacific Bell
1979 - 1986
Former Chair
Governmental Efficiency and Consumer Protection Committee, State of California Assembly
Former Chair
Education Committee, State of California Assembly