Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

After high school, Sharon Quirk-Silva earned an associate of arts degree from Fullerton College before transferring to UCLA, where she received a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 1985. She earned a California Teacher Credential in 1988 from California State University, Fullerton, and served as a teacher with the Fullerton School District for 24 years. In November 2004, she was elected to the Fullerton City Council, and was selected to serve in 2007 as mayor for two terms. In 2012, she was elected to the California State Assembly, representing the 65th District, which encompasses parts of northern Orange County.