Dr. Judy D. White, Primary / Secondary Education
Dr. Judy D. White serves as the 12th Riverside County Superintendent of Schools. In her role, Dr. White works with the county’s 23 school districts and the staff at the Riverside County Office of Education, to ensure high quality education that invests in all students while developing and sustaining strong collaborative relationships with students, teachers, parents, and the community for student success.
Superintendent White was born in Los Angeles California. She graduated with honors from Cajon High School in San Bernardino and earned an academic scholarship to Occidental College where she obtained a degree in Sociology. Dr. White received a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in Counseling from California State University San Bernardino and a teaching credential from UC Irvine. She later attended UC Riverside for her administrative credential and Azusa Pacific University for her doctorate in Educational Leadership.
Dr. Judy White has worked as a classified educator, teacher, principal, assistant superintendent, deputy superintendent in San Bernardino City Unified School District and Superintendent of Moreno Valley Unified School District. The community calls her a “history maker and stereotype breaker” because of the numerous recognitions and accomplishments she has earned. To name a few, Moreno Valley 2014 Citizen of the Year, Riverside Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity 2016 Community Member of the Year, Labor Management 2015 Collaborator, and NAACP 2015 Educator of the Year. She is the current Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region 19 Superintendent of the Year and California Association of African-American Superintendents and Administrators (CAAASA) 2017 Superintendent of the Year.
Dr. White is the proud wife of 39 years to Mr. Anthony Wayne White. She is the mother of four children, grandmother of nine, and a member of Living Way Christian Fellowship. She describes herself as a servant leader and has added value to every position that she has ever held by increasing graduation rates, empowering students through internships, and facilitating a citywide adopt-a-school process.