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Riverside CountyCandidate for Superintendent of Schools

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Judy D. White

233,816 votes (100%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Project Moving Forward is a comprehensive Reading Program that focuses on vocabulary. Much success has been seen throughout the pilot. Our first initiative is to expand Project Moving Forward throughout the County.
  • Student achievement accelerates when communities stakeholders collaborate in unity. One of the initiatives is to facilitate an adopt a school program where businesses and service organizations adopt schools in Riverside County.
  • Addressing the needs of an impending teacher shortage will be accomplished through the building of an attractive and affordable Teacher Village.



Profession:Superintendent of Schools
Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, Riverside County Office of Education (2017–current)
Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, Riverside County — Appointed position (2017–current)
Trustee for College Board at National Level, College Board — Elected position (2016–current)
Board Member, One Future — Appointed position (2017–current)
Superintendent, Moreno Valley Unified School District (2011–2017)
President, California Association of African American Superintendents and Administrators — Elected position (2013–2015)
Board Member, United Way — Elected position (2013–2015)
Deputy Superintendent , Assistant Superintendent, San Bernardino Unified School District (1994–2011)
Principal, Teacher, San Bernardino City Unified School District (1986–1997)


Azusa Pacific, UCR, UCI, Occidental , CSUSB Doctorate ,Masters Degree and BA, Education, teaching and counseling credential , administrative credential (2001)
Azusa Pacific University Ed.D. Organizational Leadership, Education (2001)
University of California at Riverside MA. Education, Education with an emphasis in administration (1986)

Community Activities

Academy Developer, Living Way Christian Fellowship (2018–current)
Member at large, California Association of Latino Superintendents and Administrators (2008–current)
Member, Optimist Club of Moreno Valley (2011–2018)
Teacher of New Member’s Class and Fighting for the Family Ministry, Faith Temple Ministries (2002–2017)
Founder, City of Readers (1997–2011)


Dr. Judy D. White is serving in her 41st year as an educator. She has impacted the educational field with measurable results. Moreno Valley Unified School District improved their graduation rates by more than 20% during her tenure. Dr. White is known as a history maker and stereotype breaker. The City of Readers Program distributed over one million books into the hands of students. Over 1,000 students have participated in paid student internship programs as part of the ASTERISK Program over ten years. Dr.White has been instrumental in developing a parent ambassador program and citywide Book Club. Her experience as a classified employee prior to serving as a teacher provided her with foundational skills for servant leadership and practical application. Dr. White’s BA in Sociology earned at Occidental College followed by her first Masters in counseling prepared her for outstanding connections to people. She is an advocate for all students and has received over 91 awards during her career including Citizen of the Year, Living Legend Award and Superintendent of the Year.

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