Debbie Justeson

Background

Debbie Justeson was previously an educator for 35 years, having taught from preschool to post-graduate-level courses. She is a full-time math teacher at San Diego Virtual School and lecturer for the Department of Teacher Education at San Diego State University. Justeson has also previously taught math at Grossmont and Cuyamaca colleges. She has also previously received the Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award twice [1]. She has presented at several math conferences nationwide. She has been involved in campus committees and teachers’ associations [6].

Key Issues

Education

Justeson wants to improve public education by promoting and supporting programs that focus on student success. She wants to keep community colleges affordable. She wants to provide college transfer and career training opportunities, specifically for veterans [3]. She believes education is the best pathway out of poverty [6]. 

Budget

Justeson wants to spend tax dollars wisely, specifically with transparency and accountability. She wants to receive clean, financial audits [3].

Endorsements

American Federation of Teachers Local 931; ATF

Sources

1 Ballotpedia
2 Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District
3 Voters Edge
4 The San Diego Tribune
5 LinkedIn
6 Governing Board