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JuDonn DeShields


JuDonn DeShields

Chief Program and Strategy Officer

JuDonn is responsible for leading the strategic planning and development of PowerMyLearning’s research, technology, products, and programs.

Prior to joining the organization, JuDonn served as an Instructional Superintendent, Deputy Chief for Leadership Development, and Director of Learning at DC Public Schools. He also served as a consultant and coach for school design with Big Picture Learning as well as a teacher and school leader at el Centro de Estudiantes, a Big Picture School in Philadelphia.

JuDonn earned a Doctorate of Philosophy in Urban Education from Temple University, a Masters of Education in Special Education from George Mason University, and a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from The George Washington University. JuDonn also holds a certificate of completion from the Urban Superintendents Academy through Howard University and the American Association of School Administrators.