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    Judy Newman For Eugene 4J School Board
  • The Eugene Register Guard
    Endorsed by The Eugene Register Guard
  • The Eugene Weekly
    Endorsed by The Eugene Weekly
  • “Judy’s expertise and compassion underlay all of her work for children. Her guidance and kindness transformed our child’s special education experience, and was life changing for our family.” - Susan Desmond, Eugene parent
    Judy Newman “Judy’s expertise and compassion underlay all of her work for children. Her guidance and kindness transformed our child’s special education experience, and was life changing for our family.” - Susan Desmond, Eugene parent

Hi, I'm Judy

I’m running for The Eugene 4J School Board in this May’s election. I want to help our families and our community, and support a great school for every kid. Please join me in doing all we can for our schools!

–        Judy Newman

Passion

Judy has spent 40 years working with children with special needs and their families.

Her children graduated from 4J. Her parents and her children are teachers.

She has worked for 20 years to increase access for children furthest from opportunity in our community.

Expertise

Judy founded and is Co-director of Early Childhood CARES education program that has served over 20,000 children with special needs and their families over 35 years

She has been an Associate Professor of Clinical Practice at the University of Oregon’s College of Education for over 35 years

She has been a leader for 30 years in early learning systems development at local, state, national and international levels

Leadership

Judy is a successful collaborator in bringing together parents, stakeholders, educators, community leaders and advocates to achieve common goals and real results

She led efforts to develop the Lane Early Learning Alliance, our regional coordinator of early learning services

She helped establish Connected Lane County, our regional achievement compact.

Recognitions

She has served as the Chairperson of the State Interagency Coordinating Council, United Way of Lane County Success By 6, ShelterCare, Systems of Care, and more

Leadership awards include: United Way of Lane County Community Voice, Parenting Now Champion for Children, Pearl Buck Center Elisabeth Waechter Award.

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Vote by May 16

Judy has been endorsed by many educators and community leaders:

  • The Eugene Register Guard
  • The Eugene Weekly
  • Dr. Nancy Golden
  • Former Eugene 4J Superintendent George Russell
  • Mayor Lucy Vinis
  • Former Mayor Kitty Piercy
  • 4J School Board members: Jennifer Geller, Beth Gerot, Alicia Hays, Anne Marie Levis, Jim Torrey and Mary Walston
  • Click HERE for a full list of endorsements