Ken Berrick has been a Trustee of the Alameda County Board of Education since his election in 2008. He is proud to support the work being done under the leadership of Karen Monroe, from facilitating equitable access to high quality education, to ending the school to prison pipeline through creating extraordinary programs, to integrating social and emotional support systems within schools. During his tenure thus far, he has served as President and Vice President of the Alameda County Board of Education, President of the California County Boards of Education, and a member of the board of the California School Boards Association.
Outside of the Alameda County School Board, Ken's work parallels the same efforts to support all schools. He continues to serve as a member of California’s Child Welfare Council, and was recently appointed by Governor Brown to be a commissioner of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. He is also an active Board Member of East Bay Innovation Academy, and he continues in his role as CEO of Seneca Family of Agencies, working in each capacity to support the integration of mental and behavioral health care into schools.
Ken is married to Jill Duerr Berrick, the Zellerbach Family Foundation Professor at UC Berkeley's School of Social Welfare. Together, they have lived in Alameda County for over 30 years.
Please consider donating to support Ken's re-election campaign as he strives to advocate for all kids and families as the Trustee of Area 3 of the Alameda County Board of Education!
- Tony Thurmond, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction -
- Tom Torlakson, Former California State Superintendent of Public Instruction -
- Buffy Wicks, California State Assemblymember, District 15 -
- Gary Yee, Oakland Unified School District School Board, District 4 -
- Jason Hofmann, 51Oakland -
The following are my continued priorities for 2020:
Facilitating equitable access to high quality education
Ending the school to prison pipeline by creating extraordinary programs
Integrating social and emotional support systems within our schools
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