Alpha Kappa Alpha Soror Emma Turner Named President-Elect of CA School Boards Association

On Saturday, November 3, the members of Epsilon Xi Omega, celebrated the accomplishment of member, Emma Turner, Psy.D, who this year became the President –Elect of the California School Boards Association. The reception was held at the University of California San Diego’s Student Services Center and educators, community guests as well as sorors attended. The show choir from the La Mesa Spring Valley Fine Arts Academy provided entertainment and the recently retired superintendent of the La Mesa Spring Valley District spoke about the difference Soror Emma has and continues to make on behalf of children.

Dr. Turner also serves as Chair of the National Black Council for the National School Board Association (since 2016), and on the Board of Directors for the National School Board Association. Additionally, she has been a trustee for more than 11 years on the La Mesa Spring Valley School Board where she is currently, President. Dr. Turner has written several articles and won numerous community and leadership awards. Soror Emma has more than 27 years of active military service (Navy Judge Advocate General); and more than 20 years of community service in education as a professor, K-12 school teacher, mentor, mediator, early childhood education advocate, community school advocate, parent and community volunteer.

She is a wife and mother of three daughters and two grandsons. We applaud Soror Emma Turner for her diligence and commitment to the education of children.

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