About Blanca Rubio

Blanca E. Rubio is a classroom teacher, local school board member, and mother, who has dedicated her life to improving our schools, strengthening our communities, and giving children and working families the tools to succeed.

The daughter of a factory worker and housekeeper, Blanca Rubio learned the values of hard work, fairness, and a good education at a young age.  Born in Juarez, Mexico, Blanca came to the United States with her parents at a young age in pursuit of a better quality of life and new opportunity.  She understands first hand the struggles that immigrant and working families face because she lived them.

Those experiences have shaped Blanca’s life and inspired her to dedicate herself to public service.  Blanca attended public schools and graduated from Azusa Pacific University where she earned a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration and later earned a Masters Degree in Education with a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential.

In 1997, Blanca was elected to the Valley County Water District, becoming the youngest person ever elected to that seat.  She would go on to serve two full terms.

A classroom teacher and educator for 15 years, Blanca has taught kindergarten, first grade and fourth grade.  In 2003, Blanca was elected to the Baldwin Park Unified School District Board of Education, serving as President and Vice President of the board twice.

As a member of the Baldwin Park School Board, Blanca helped lead successful efforts to improve academic standards in the classroom and put more children on the path to college or a good career.  During her tenure, student test scores have consistently improved and the graduation rate reached an all-time high with 96% of all seniors graduating.

Blanca is running to succeed termed out Assemblymember Roger Hernandez in the 48th Assembly District.  The district covers the Cities of West Covina, Glendora, Baldwin Park, Covina, Azusa, El Monte, Duarte, Bradbury, Irwindale, Monrovia and un-incorporated areas of Valinda, Charter Oak, Ramona, Bassett, East Arcadia, Citrus and Royal Oaks.