Deborah S. Phelps has been a member of the American Students' Fund National Advisory Board since 2005. Since first learning of the CR13 character-building program for public school communities, Deborah has been an avid supporter of the cause. She has been the principal of Windsor Mill Middle School, in Baltimore County, Maryland, since its opening in 2006, and the American Students' Fund flag has flown proudly over the schoolhouse every day. Character-building is an integral part of everyday life at Windsor Mill and the ASF is looking forward to our continued work with Deborah as she leads the school in implementing new CR13 initiatives this year. With 3 decades of experience as a teacher and a leader, she brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the ASF advisory board. In 2000, she was the Maryland Family and Consumer Sciences Teacher of the Year, and she was a finalist as Teacher of the Year for Baltimore County in 1998. Deborah is a motivational speaker and serves on numerous committees and boards, including the Maryland Center for Character Education. She received her Masters in Education Management and Supervision form Loyola College in Baltimore.
Deborah has three grown children including her son Michael Phelps, legendary Olympic swimmer.
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