Josh Chancer was elected to our Board of Trustees in 2018 and has been a Ventura County resident for the majority of his life. He attended public schools from the elementary grades through his college and university career, including Ventura College in 1996.
Josh Chancer has 20 years of experience in public education, teaching English Language Arts, Social Science, and Adult ESL. Currently, Josh is employed by the Oxnard Union High School District as a Social Science Teacher. He also serves as an Adjunct Instructor at California Lutheran University, Graduate School of Education, and as the Certificated Vice President for the Oxnard Federation of Teachers and School Employees.
Josh received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science from San Diego State University in 2001, a California Teaching Credential from CSUCI in 2002, and a Master’s Degree in Education from National University. He was recognized as a Governor’s Teacher Fellow in 2001, and in 2009 was a recipient of the Pacific Teacher Innovation Network Award and Grant.
Josh lives in Ventura with his wife, Mia, who teaches English at Rio Mesa High School. They have three children who all attend local Ventura schools.