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Ruben Ingram

Board Chair

Executive Director / School Employers Association of California (SEAC)

Dr. Ruben Ingram is the Executive Director of School Employers Association of California. He is the former Executive Director of the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, and prior to that was District Superintendent for the Fountain Valley School District.

He was a teacher and principal in the Long Beach Unified School District, has taught at California State University, Long Beach, the University of Southern California, and Chapman University. Dr. Ingram has published numerous professional articles, and has spoken at most major educational conferences both in California and in the nation. He has served as a consultant to many school districts, state and federal agencies, and has consulted internationally.

He is a board member and officer of the Center for Collaborative Solutions, a member of the Dean’s Advisory Committee at California State University, Long Beach, a member of the Board of Advisors of the California Public Employee Relations Journal, a member of the California Public Employment Relations Board Advisory Committee, a board member of the Orange County Industrial Relations Research Association, a board member of the California Health Care Coalition, and the Co-Chair of the California Educational Coalition for Health Care Reform.

His honors include Education Alumnus of the Year at California State University, Long Beach, and numerous professional and community recognitions.

He earned his undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach; his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Southern California. He is married, has two children and five grandchildren.