Judith Pritchett

Judith P. Pritchett, Ph.D.

D- Washington Township, Term Expires 1/1/2027

Email: PritchettJ1@michigan.gov

Judith P. Pritchett, Ph.D. (D-Washington Township) was elected to the State Board of Education in 2018.

Judith served as an educator and administrator for over 25 years in public education serving many communities in Macomb County including Utica Community Schools, Mount Clemens Community Schools, and Center Line Public Schools.  She has worked as a High School Social Studies teacher, a High School Principal, an Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Superintendent of Schools.  Prior to her retirement in 2017 she held the position of Chief Academic Officer for the Macomb Intermediate School District.  She is still very active in assisting with educational policy and advocating for equitable opportunities for all students in the state.

She earned her Bachelor of Arts, Master of Curriculum and Instruction; Education Specialist in Curriculum and Leadership and Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Oakland University.  She is the recipient of the Beloved Community Builder Award from the Macomb County Interfaith Center for Racial Justice. 

She and her husband have been residents of Macomb County for over 40 years and are the proud parents of two children and two granddaughters.