Faith Gibson Hubbard

Faith Gibson Hubbard

Resident, Ward 5

Faith Gibson Hubbard was appointed as the District of Columbia's Chief Student Advocate (the Office of the Student Advocate) in May 2015. The Office of the Student Advocate, an independent office in the DC State Board of Education, is tasked with supporting and guiding families in navigating the complex system of public education in D.C. through resources, trainings, one-on-one coaching and supports.

Faith, a former public school teacher, is a passionate education advocate who has served in many capacities including: former president of the Ward Five Council on Education and a member of the Advisory Committee for the Student Assignment and DCPS School Boundaries Review process. Currently, in addition to her role as a board member for the DC Public Library Board of Library Trustees, Faith also serves as a regional board member for Reading Partners DC, as a member of the city's Every Day Counts! Taskforce, and the DC Cross-Sector Collaboration Taskforce. Faith is currently pursuing her PhD in public policy from the Center of Public Administration & Policy at Virginia Tech and also holds a Master of Public Administration from Old Dominion University (Norfolk, VA), and a Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Public Relations from Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA).


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