Dorothy Douglas

RSVP here for Virtual Town Hall with BOE and other City-Wide Candidates September 16, 2020 at 6:30pm.

My name is Dorothy Douglas and I have over 40 years of experience in the field of Education. I have voluntarily been a community advocate dedicated her life to improving the quality of education for students. I am currently a (PAVE) Board Member Parent Amplifying Voice in Education. Appointed to the Underground Project Consumer Education Taskforce (UPCEF)Advisory Neighborhood Commission (ANC) Ward 7 member by Mayor Muriel Bowser 2018 - present. I was formerly Ward 7 DC State Board of Education the First Woman Elected to the New State Board of Education.

Throughout my tenure on the Ward 7 DC State Board of Education and Reform Task Force the National Association of Education 2008, we had successfully ensured a strategic and effectively academic Standards of Curriculum which led us to win a $ 75 million federal grant. The funds were divided over 4 years to Provide STEM programs in public and charter schools in each ward in Washington DC.

As an educational public servant, I will continue to support the advancement of educational enrichment and opportunity for students no matter the demographic or socioeconomic status. I will continue to take action against injustice and racism come together to protect Equality and advocate human rights for children and families those who feel they are not being heard and ensure they seriously and rights are respected. keep our children safe and Healthy during the COVID-19 Public Emergency Global Pandemic working with Local Education Agencies (OSSE) and the DC Disease Control to plan effectively safe programs for re-opening school and teacher’s workplace where it's (Virtually) in-person fall semester 2020. Dorothy Douglas is a native Washingtonian and graduate of District of Columbia University holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc, and attended DC Public Schools. She has 3 children, Grandchildren 10, Great-grandchildren 3, and 4 Foster children.

We must place value in every education tool that cultivates each student's educational progress. This is why I implore you to not only consider my work history but what we will accomplish in the near future once I'm elected on the At-large State Board of Education. FAMILIES and FRIENDS VOTE DOROTHY DOUGLAS FOR OUR CHILDREN on November 3rd, 2020 because she understands Parent Priorities and their children's needs to learn and to thrive in DC Public and Charter Schools.

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