Teachers and Educator Groups Give Strong Endorsement of U.S. Representative Jeff Denham for Reelection

For Immediate Release
November 2, 2016
Contact: Dave Gilliard
Phone: (916) 626-6804

(Modesto, CA) – -Today, the California Teacher’s Association (CTA), as well as the National Education Association (NEA) announced their strong support for U.S. Representative Jeff Denham’s re-election for the 10th Congressional District of California.

The California Teacher’s Association provided a glowing endorsement, stating, “Congressman Jeff Denham works across party lines to make sure our schools receive the support they need to give students the high quality education they need to succeed in the 21st century. The California Teachers Association (CTA) is proud to endorse Jeff Denham in the 10th Congressional District.”

“Educators proudly support Congressman Jeff Denham to continue representing the 10th Congressional District of California in the U.S. House of Representatives,” stated NEA President Lily Eskelsen García. “Mr. Denham will continue to put students and educators ahead of partisan politics, because he understands that the road to economic prosperity begins in our public schools. We recommend Mr. Denham because he will make sure that educators have a voice and a seat at the table to not only create strong public schools and to create a stronger economy but to move California and our country forward.”

Congressman Jeff Denham has shown his willingness to stand up for children and educators time and time again with his votes in Congress to provide schools with the resources they need to deliver quality education. “As a father of two, I know how important it is for our children to receive a quality education. Agriculture and education were the reasons why I decided to run for Congress,” stated Rep. Denham. He further added, “I am honored to receive the endorsements of CTA and NEA and I look forward to continue serving our children, parents, and educators in the 10th District.”

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. The 325,000-member California Teachers Association is affiliated with the 3 million-member National Education Association.

For more information about Rep. Denham’s campaign for reelection to the 10th Congressional District please visit www.DenhamForCongress.com.