NEA President Lily Eskelsen García stated, “We proudly support Congressman David Valadao’s reelection to represent California’s 21st Congressional District. Congressman Valadao shares the same values that California educators, students, and families want and expect of those serving them in Washington. Educators are confident that he will staunchly fight to make sure that every student receives a quality public education regardless of her or his ZIP code. We recommend Congressman Valadao because he will make sure that we have a seat at the table to create strong public schools, move the state forward, and create a stronger economy.”
CTA President Eric Heins said, “Working across the aisle, David Valadao has proven his dedication to ensuring students throughout California receive the quality education they deserve. Through his position on the appropriations committee, Congressman Valadao has worked tirelessly to ensure local school districts and educators have the resources they need to teach our children. The California Teachers Association (CTA) is proud to endorse Congressman Valadao for California’s Twenty First Congressional District.”
During his time in Congress, Congressman David G. Valadao has made improving our Nation’s education system his top priority. Working closely with educators, parents, and students at the national, state, and local levels, David Valadao has fought to ensure every child, regardless of background, has access to the very best education possible.
“As the father of three, I know how critical it is that every student receives a strong education. Education is the pathway to success and everyone should have access to the tools they need to accomplish their goals,” stated Congressman David G. Valadao. He continued, “I am proud of my efforts to improve education, especially here in the Central Valley, and I am honored to receive the endorsement of both the NEA as well as the CTA.”
The 325,000-member California Teachers Association is affiliated with the 3 million-member National Education Association.The National Education Association is the nation’s largest professional employee organization, representing 3.1 million elementary and secondary teachers, higher education faculty, education support professionals, school administrators, retired educators and students preparing to become teachers.
Congressman David G. Valadao represents the 21st Congressional District, which includes Kings County and portions of Fresno, Tulare, and Kern Counties.