Deborah Phelps

Deborah Phelps is the Director of The Foundation, which provides funds for innovative programs, and resources for students and teachers. Ms. Phelps holds a B.A. in Education from Fairmont State University and a M.Ed. in Educational Management and Supervision from Loyola University Maryland. Widely regarded as an innovative, talented leader and master teacher with nearly four decades of teaching and administrator experience, Ms. Phelps began her career as a teacher in Harford County Public Schools in 1974.

DebbiePhelpsOver the course of her distinguished career, her experience evolved from teacher to team leader, department chair, and middle school principal in Baltimore County. She has been a BCPS Teacher of the Year Finalist; was twice named Maryland Family Consumer Science Teacher of the Year; and was Baltimore County’s “Baby Boomer of the Year, 2004”. She co-chaired the “One Campaign” for the Harford County Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and is a member of the Board of Directors for Maryland Character Education, The Children’s Guild Institute, Loyola University Maryland, Northwest Hospital, and The Michael Phelps Foundation. She serves on the national advisory boards for The American Students’ Fund and Rachel’s Challenge, and is an education presenter for many organizations throughout the United States.

Ms. Phelps is also working with the Women’s Heart Center at St. Agnes Hospital to encourage heart health assessment through their “60-Minute Heart Health Check” program. She is the author of A Mother for All Seasons, released in April 2009. Ms. Phelps resides in Baltimore, Maryland.

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E-newsletters are just some of the many ways that we can connect with both our schools and our community online.  In each issue, we share new and exciting information about what is happening within the Foundation.

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Deborah Phelps is the Director of The Foundation, which provides funds for innovative programs, and resources for students and teachers.

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