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Building California's Future

April 19, 2017

Dr. Judy White is the new Riverside County Superintendent of Schools, leading one of California’s largest county offices, with approximately 8,000 students in a broad array of programs tailored to student needs, including K-12 education, career technology programs, charter schooling and adult and community programs.

The challenges facing the Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) are immense and ever-changing. New curricular standards, financing uncertainties and teacher availability are just a few of the problems facing a superintendent.

Overseeing a $223 million budget and over 1,600 employees, Dr. White strives to produce a solid, successful educational outcome for students who speak more than 57 languages.Come hear Dr. Judy White describe the issues RCOE is facing in the immediate future and her goals for Riverside County education.


On January 11, 2017, Dr. Judy D. White was appointed the 12th Riverside County Superintendent of Schools. As superintendent, her continued focus is on delivering a high quality education that invests in all students; developing and sustaining strong collaborative relationships with students, teachers, parents, and the community to produce student academic success.

Dr. White earned an academic scholarship to Occidental College, where she graduated in Sociology. She received a Master’s Degree in Education with an emphasis in counseling from CSU San Bernardino and her teaching credential from UC Irvine. She later received her administrative credential from UCR and was awarded her doctorate in educational leadership from Azusa Pacific University.

Dr. Judy White served as deputy superintendent in San Bernardino City Schools and Superintendent of Moreno Valley Unified School District. Because of her numerous recognitions and accomplishments, she’s been called a “history maker and stereotype breaker.” Dr. White is the current ACSA Region 19 Superintendent of the Year and CAAASA 2017 Superintendent of the Year.