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Ms. Brenda Wolff was elected to her first four-year term on
November 6, 2018.
Ms. Wolff is a member of the Board of Education’s Fiscal
Management Committee and Committee on Special Populations. She also will serve
as the Board’s representative to the Maryland Association of Boards of
Education’s Legislative Committee.
Ms. Wolff served as an attorney for the Equal Employment
Opportunity Commission, and a Hearing Officer for the Massachusetts Public
Ms. Wolff served 27 years in various capacities in the
United States Department of Education. She served as
the Chief Regional Attorney in the Boston Office for Civil Rights and the
Deputy Director and Acting Director in the Philadelphia Office for Civil
Rights. She also served as the Director of the National Institute of Educational
Governance, Finance, Policymaking and Management, and as the Acting Director of
the National Institute on Education of At-Risk Students. She retired having served as the Program
Manager for the National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Ms. Wolff has served on various Montgomery County Public
Schools’ (MCPS) committees, including the African American Student Achievement
Ms. Wolff graduated from Smith College with a degree in mathematics,
and a law degree from Suffolk University Law School. She is married with two
First term expires 2022Resident of Silver Spring
E-mail: Brenda_Wolff@mcpsmd.org (see e-mail notice)
Address: Carver Educational Services Center, Room 123
850 Hungerford Drive
Rockville, Maryland 20850
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