Commitment to Education
I have a long record of supporting advances in education for Orange County.
My record includes:
• Serving over three years as Trustee (and as the elected Board President starting in December 2015) of the South Orange County Community College District supporting balanced budgets and ensuring our precious tax dollars provide the best possible education at Saddleback College, Irvine Valley College and the Advanced Technology and Education Park (ATEP).
• Launching the Project Tomorrow Innovation in Education Awards Program, an annual event recognizing students and educational leaders throughout Orange County for their innovative uses of science, math, and technology in the classroom and community.
• Producing an acclaimed documentary video featuring leading educators, industry leaders and government officials in Orange County to highlight the critical role of education in helping American industry compete in the 21st century against nations such as China, India and Japan.
• Supporting outdoor and hands-on science education for low-income communities throughout Orange County.
• Serving as a strong supporter of leveraging private sector innovation and expertise to enhance the quality of education in Orange County. I bring this experience and energy as a Trustee.
Tim Jemal addressing 2016 graduates of Saddleback College
Tim is an avid support of the Emeritus program for lifelong learning and makes regular appearances on Laguna Woods television