1986 Distinguished Alumna
Marilyn Russell Bittle
1957, B.A., Elementary Education, CSULB
As president of the California Teachers Association (CTA), Marilyn headed the nation’s largest state public employee association, representing more than 232,000 public school teachers in contract negotiations.
Student, parent, and teacher concerns have dominated her twenty-five year career and has received many honors for her outstanding service in public education.
From Alumni Awards 1986 program