Jack Silas, longtime AALA staff member, is retiring this week for the second time (see Update, week of January 23, 2012, Page 7). He first retired from LAUSD in 1990 after a long and illustrious career as a teacher and administrator. He got his start in 1954 as a Youth Services Playground Director while finishing his B.A. at Los Angeles State College (remember when it was called that?).
Jack’s first teaching assignment was in January 1956 at Pacoima Elementary School. He also served as a