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Governor appoints local resident to post

Original post made on May 1, 2014

An Alamo resident has been appointed deputy superintendent of correctional education at the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 4:52 PM

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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on May 1, 2014 at 10:07 am

Pleased to hear Shannon Swain was appointed to this lucrative position....$121 Thousand dollars is a nice compensation package. But I am sure there is an additional 50% plus in other compensations go her way.

By the way, I question her being an "EXPERT IN CORRECTIONAL EDUCATION".

How on earth can anyone be an EXPERT in anything after only 29 months of experience.

Oh well who really cares...We should all care....it's our money not Mr. Browns money.

Thanks for listening, Julia Pardini, form Alamo.


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Posted by Hey Stupid Julia P
a resident of Alamo
on May 1, 2014 at 1:55 pm

Yes, one can become an expert at something in ~2.5years .. need sufficient brains to do that. Thats why you don't get it.


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Posted by Julia
a resident of Alamo
on May 2, 2014 at 8:25 am

Hey my Alamo friend, pleased to see my local fan club is awake. Please, give me a break. To be qualified as an expert you need more than a couple of years...I guess you haven't been in a court room lately...

Needless to say...thank you for listening and most of all expressing your self with that intelligent comment...

Oh by the way, I really like your calling card...very innovative and I get mentioned twice.

Thanks again, Julia Pardini from Alamo


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Posted by A Reader
a resident of another community
on May 2, 2014 at 8:45 pm

Looks to this reader like she earned her Expert label during her 23 years of work when she was a principal/teacher/program manager/coordinator for a Correctional Education program for Co Co County Office of Ed. She then applied her skills as an expert at Synergy.

Given her age, she has spent more than half her life as a correctional educator, and because she has progressively promoted in her field from the role of teacher, she will have an expert level understanding of how to manage correctional educational staff. Sounds like she most definitely has the bona fides for the appointment.

Congratulations Deputy Superintendent Swain - good on you.


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