Both also live on the Coastside — Waddell in Pacifica and Magee in Half Moon Bay — and both have long tenures in education.
Magee's website (vote4nancy.org) says she has 34 years of education experience, including as a teacher, librarian and administrator at the site, district and county levels.
In the Office of Education, Magee supervises educational services for students who are in the juvenile justice system and in the county's special education program; emergency response and mental health coordination; foster youth; Safe Routes to School; career technical education; and the Special Olympics.
She chairs the Coalition for Safe Schools and Communities Steering Committee and is a member of the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council, as well as the Student Programs and Services Steering Committee of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association.
Waddell's website (garywaddell.org) says he has more than 30 years of experience, including as a teacher, counselor, principal and head of instructional services at the Office of Education.
In the Office of Education, Waddell has worked on the county STEM Center; the expansion of preschool initiatives; the launch of the Center for Learning Analytics; environmental education and sustainability initiatives; expanding arts education; and countywide efforts to close achievement and opportunity gaps.
He has also chaired the state's Curriculum and Instruction Steering Committee (CISC) and currently chairs the state Visual and Performing Arts Committee.
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