Dr. Judy Khaloui


Title:  Assistant Professor – Educational Leadership
School: School of Arts & Sciences
Department: Humanities & Social Sciences Department
Office:  Bldg. C-8
Phone: Ext. 1104
Email: judy.khaloui@aurak.ac.ae

Dr. Judy M. Khaloui, an experienced career educational leader for over 35 years, has worked in Public and Private Schools, Universities and Businesses within the USA and Internationally.

She was awarded a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 1991 and a Masters in Educational Administration from Virginia Polytechnic and State University in 1988. She received her Bachelors in Education from Hope College in Holland, Michigan in 1973. Dr. Khaloui holds a California Professional Clear Administrative Services Credential.

Her leadership and administrative experience has included serving as a Principal in Fairfax County, Virginia, and an Educational Consultant and Advisor in Orange County, California. Dr. Khaloui also worked in the undergraduate and graduate programs at Chapman University in Orange, California and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia. She taught for over 15 years in the states of Virginia and New York. In addition to her Educational Leadership positions, she was also a Private Business Consultant for over ten years in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

 Internationally, Dr. Khaloui has worked as a Principal and Leadership Training Specialist, School Administrative Advisor and Cluster Manager in over sixty schools in the Abu Dhabi, UAE and Doha, Qatar educational reform projects. She also held the post of Secondary Principal at Sheikh Zayed Private Academy for Girls in Abu Dhabi.  In Tehran, Iran Dr. Khaloui founded and served as the Director of the Parto International English Academy and was a University Advisor for international students.

Dr. Khaloui’s research, presentations and publications throughout her career have focused on school leadership initiatives, student achievement and parent engagement. She has been avidly involved in international research and accreditation attainment for universities and schools throughout the US. She guided and led numerous schools in the UAE through successful inspections overseen by Iritqaa, Tribal and Penta organizations.  Her doctoral dissertation research focused on the status of alternative teacher certification programs within the US, and she has published in the American School Board Journal and the District of Columbia National Alliance Newsletter.

Selected Academic Presentations and Professional Papers:

  •  Leading Learning in the 21st Century
  •  Raising Achievement for All
  •  School Improvement Planning
  •  Differentiation for All Learners
  •  Assessment for Learning
  •  Teacher Evaluation
  •  School Improvement Planning
  •  Data-Driven Decision Making
  •  School Services and Facilities Management
  •  Effective Communication
  •  Planning for High Quality Instruction
  •  Involving Parents in the Educational Process
  •  Leadership – How Can You Be the Most Effective Leader?
  •  Creating Success in the Classroom
  •  The Conception and Birth of Burgundy Farm Country Day School
  •  Meeting the Needs of Middle School Students through the Fine Arts
  •  Curriculum and the Constitution – Promoting America’s Welfare

Selected Professional Initiatives:

  • Designed and implemented Staff Development programs for Richard Milburn High School satellite campuses throughout the US
  • Reviewed Teacher Education Standards at Trinity College with a National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) site visitation team, Washington, D.C.
  • Worked with Virginia Tech University staff to prepare for the reopening of Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary School, Colonial School District in New Castle, Delaware
  • Assisted a NASDTEC site visitation team in the review of Teacher Education Programs at Trinity College in Washington, D.C.
  • Collaborated with the Virginia Tech University Educational Leadership faculty to research and design a Principal Preparation Program for Graduate Students
  • Participated in a Professional Development Conference on Gifted and Talented Education given by the University of South Wales Arts and Social Sciences Department

Professional Memberships:

  • American Association of School Administrators
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National College Testing Association
  • Phi Delta Kappa
  • Delta Omicron

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