(At right in photo) CTA Pres. Dean Vogel relays questions from the audience of more than 600 teachers to Gov. Jerry Brown during his presentation at the CTA President’s Conference at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove.
The governor was greeted by a standing ovation and received thunderous applause for his declaration that California needs more, not less education and the funding to support it.
In response to a question from the daughter of an attendee about how field trips might be reinstated, the governor reiterated the importance of unding and he jokingly invited her to take a field trip to Sacramento where ne would find a lot of “interesting critters.”