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Judith Docca

District 1


About Judith Docca


Dr. Judith Docca is serving her third term on the Board of Education and currently serves as a member of the Board's Policy Management Committee, as well as the Committee onSpecial Populations. She spent 38 years as a teacher and administrator with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS). She began her career as a Spanish and French teacher, and later served as a human relations coordinator, assistant principal at Montgomery Blair High School, and principal at Argyle Middle School.

Dr. Docca has been an officer, Education chair, and Youth Council sponsor of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She has served as chair of the Multicultural Community Partnership, president and treasurer of the Montgomery County Alliance of Black School Educators, and a member of the Hispanic Educators Association and the League ofEducators for Asian American Progress. She has been a mentor to high school students, a SAT tutor, and served on the Board of Directors for The George B. Thomas, Sr. Learning Academy. She is currently co-chair of the Maryland Association of Boards of Education's (MABE) Black and Hispanic Caucus and a member of MABE's Conference Planning Committee.

Dr.Docca has received several awards and recognitions. In 2012, Dr. Docca received theMontgomery County Human Rights Award. The Maryland State Education Associationselected Dr. Docca to receive the 2013 Minority Recognition Leadership Award. In 2013, she also received a Recognition Plaque from theMontgomery County Chapter of the Jack and Jill of America, Inc. and was recognized for her support of the Latino After School Dance activities. In 2016, Dr. Docca received theLife Achievement Award from the National Congress of Parents and Teachers.

Dr. Docca holds a bachelor’s degree in Romance Language and Literature from Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in Romance Language and Literature from George Washington University (GWU), and a doctorate in Education Administration from GWU.

  • Third term expires 2018
  • Resident of Montgomery Village
  • Tel: 240-740-3030
  • E-mail:
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  • Fax: 301-279-3860
  • Address:Carver Educational Services
    Center, Room 123
    850 Hungerford Drive
    Rockville, Maryland 20850

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