Judy Seltz

  • Retired Executive Director, ASCD

Judy Seltz retired as Executive Director of ASCD (formerly Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) in 2015.  In her 15 years with the Association, she also served as the deputy executive director and chief officer, Constituent Services, directing ASCD’s work with its 58 affiliates in the United States and other countries, as well as its programs with Professional Interest Communities, student chapters, and Connected Communities.  She was responsible for Association’s influence and advocacy initiatives, Whole Child Initiative, and governance.  Seltz served for several years as an ASCD regional director, working with constituent groups, in the mid-1990s.  Prior to ASCD, she was with the American Association for School Administrators (AASA), where she was associate executive director for Planning and Communications. Prior to joining AASA, Seltz was with International Schools Services in Princeton, New Jersey, working with American international schools overseas.

In her eight years with the school board of the Alexandria City (Virginia) Public Schools, Seltz served as member and chair. She is a lawyer and was managing editor of Education of the Handicapped Law Report and The Special Educator, legal publications on special education law.  She earned her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University, Ed. M. from Harvard University Graduate School of Education, and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law.