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Meet the Associate Superintendent of School Administration

Dr. Hollingshead


Dr. Donna Shimoda Hollingshead serves as the Associate Superintendent of School Administration and leads the Leadership Development and Compliance Units.  A native Washingtonian and MCPS graduate, Dr. Hollingshead is a life-long educator, with previous professional experiences including: community superintendent; adjunct university professor; executive director in the Office of the Deputy Superintendent; director of school support and improvement; middle school principal; high school assistant principal; high school science resource teacher; high school biology, chemistry, and AP biology teacher.

Dr. Hollingshead is a member of the Leadership Montgomery and is committed to serving others, both locally and nationally in the following organizations:

  • The Montgomery County Corps of the Salvation Army providing food, shelter, emergency assistance, and youth outreach and education, to the neediest in the county.
  • The MCPS League of Educators for Asian American Progress supporting employees and providing scholarships to future teachers.
  • The Japanese-American Citizens League whose mission is to safeguard the civil and human rights of Asian and Pacific Islander Americans and all communities affected by injustice and bigotry.
  • The US-Japan Council, a non-profit educational organization that contributes to strengthening U.S.-Japan relations by bringing together diverse leadership, engaging stakeholders, and exploring issues that benefit communities, businesses and government entities.

Staff Directory: School Administration

Staff Directory: Compliance Unit

Staff Directory: Leadership Development Unit

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