- Chief Student Advocate, State Board of Education
Faith Gibson Hubbard was appointed as the Chief Student Advocate, for the Office of the Student Advocate, in May 2015. Faith, a former public school teacher, is a passionate education advocate who has served in many capacities including: as the former President of the Ward Five Council on Education; a member of the Advisory Committee for the Student Assignment and DCPS School Boundaries Review process; and currently serves as a board member for the DC Public Library Board of Library Trustees. Faith is currently pursuing her PhD in public policy from the Center of Public Administration & Policy at Virginia Tech – through the case study lens of the student assignment review process for DCPS, Faith’s dissertation focuses on the disconnect between the reflections of public sentiment and government action in public education decision-making processes. Faith also holds a Masters of Public Administration from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA) and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Public Relations from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA).