La Cañada Flintridge resident Diane Fazzi has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to the state's Advisory Commission on Special Education, the governor’s office announced Thursday.
Fazzi, 50, is a former special education teacher and administrator who is now the acting associate dean at California State University, Los Angeles, where she has served in various positions since 1992. She holds a doctorate in special education and educational psychology from a joint program of CSULA and UCLA.
The Commission on Special Education meets at least four times a year to offer recommendations to the State Board of Education, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Legislature and the governor. Commissioners are not compensated.
-- Daniel Siegal, Times Community News