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Dr. Mike Robinson
Welcome to Parents and PGCPS: Conversations for the Engaged Parent and Dedicated Educator. I am your host Dr. Michael Robinson. Over the past several days, I have embarked on a journey across our beautifully diverse communities to talk with parents/families, educators, community and civic leaders regarding their views and perspectives about the future of education in Prince George’s County.
One of those voices is that of Mrs. Judy Mickens-Murrary.
Employed as Chief, Personal Property Branch of the Logistic Operations Division in the National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration (NOAA). Previously was Administrative Officer to the Chief Administrative Officer of the National Oceanic Atmosphere Administration (NOAA). Employed at NOAA from 1992-present.
Mrs. Murray previously served as Administrative Officer to the Chief Administrative Officer of the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration. She has over 25 years progressive managerial and supervisory experience with the Federal Government. She was educated through the public schools in High Point, N.C. and attended North State Business College.
Mrs. Mickens- Murray was elected in October 2006 to serve as a member of the Board of Directors for the Maryland Association of Boards of Education through October 2007.
Mrs. Mickens-Murray served as an Appointed member of the Prince George’s County Board of Education from June 1, 2002 to December 4, 2006. As a member of the Board of Education, Mrs. Murray was Chair of the Master Plan Committee. During School Year 2006, Mrs. Micken-Murray conceptualized Parent Teaching Assistance Program where five parents per school were trained by the Prince George’s County School System to assist teachers in the classroom.
As a community activist, Mrs. Murray creates strategies for meaningful parental involvement within public schools. She is able to empower and educate a diverse group of parents on the political process of public education. She encourages partnerships between parents, schools and businesses to advocate for appropriate levels of public school funding. She helps parents understand that they are the best advocates for their student’s education. Her educational commentary and opinions have appeared in numerous publication and media.
Mrs. Murray is a member of Ebenezer, AME Church; a lifetime member of the PTA; NAACP and FEW (Federally Employed Woman).