Sandy Torosian was born and raised in California. She was an instructional aid for 14 years in special education. Her fight for children in public education began in 2013 after watching "Building the Machine", and in 2014 she founded Parents Against Common Core. As an active member of Fresno County and City Republican Women Federated, she has spoken out against Common Core and Comprehensive Sexuality Education, both locally and statewide. She has served on the Leadership Team of USPIE for almost seven years.