Sacramento, CA – Today, the California Teachers Association (CTA) announced its endorsement of Dave Jones for State Senate. CTA joins a growing list of over 400 elected and community leaders and organizations supporting Dave Jones.

CTA President E. Toby Boyd released the following statement announcing the endorsement:
“Dave Jones has a proven record supporting working families, public school educators and students. Dave’s long-standing commitment to California’s schools and communities make him the clear choice, and we’re proud to support him this election. Please join public school educators in voting for Dave Jones for State Senate to ensure our students have the equitable teaching and learning conditions they need and deserve.”

Founded in 1863, CTA is California’s largest professional employee organization, representing more than 310,000 public school teachers, counselors, psychologists, librarians, other non-supervisory certificated personnel, and Education Support Professionals. It is affiliated with the 3.2 million-member National Education Association. The mission of the California Teachers Association is to protect and promote the well-being of its members; to improve the conditions of teaching and learning; to advance the cause of free, universal, and quality public education for all students; to ensure that the human dignity and civil rights of all children and youth are protected; and to secure a more just, equitable, and democratic society.