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Office of the Board of Trustees

Contact: phone 202.274.5700

Beverly Franklin, Executive Secretary
phone 202.274.6258  |   email

Upcoming Meetings
All meetings are held in Building 39, 3rd Floor Board Room

Regular Board of Trustees Meeting - Feb. 9, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda

UDC's Board of Trustees

Jerome Shelton

Jerome Shelton

Jerome Shelton, a third generation Washingtonian, received the foundation of his education in the Washington D.C. Public Schools.  He is a 1971 graduate of The District of Columbia Teachers College where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Education. He obtained a Master of Arts degree in Guidance and Counseling from Trinity College in Washington, DC and earned extensive post-master’s credits at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  His subsequent educational training includes studies and certification from the American University and Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Jerome began his teaching career at John Burroughs Elementary School, followed by administrative appointments at all levels of the DCPS system. He served as Assistant Principal at Bunker Hill Elementary and Principal of Harrison Elementary where he attended first and second grades.   At the secondary level he served as Assistant Principal of Dunbar High School and Principal of Fort Lincoln Community School, Dix Street Academy and Eastern High School until he retired in 2002.

His additional service includes Chairman of the Elementary Athletic League and Chairman of the Community School Assistant Principals’ Association.  He was elected and served on the Executive Board of the Washington Teachers Union.  During his tenure with the WTU, he was elected 1979 to the Board of Directors of The DC Teachers Federal Credit Union, where he has served as Chairman for the past 11 years.

Jerome married Violet Radford, also a 1971 graduate of DC Teachers College.  They are the proud parents of a son and daughter.

Past Meetings

Audit, Budget and Finance Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 28, 2016 to Wed., Feb. 3, 2016 @ 6 pm | Agenda

Executive Committee Meeting - Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 6:30 p.m | Agenda

Operations Committee Meeting - Rescheduled from Jan. 25, 2016 to Mon., Feb. 1, 2016 @ 5pm | Agenda

Board of Trustees Mtg | Nov 18, 2015 Mtg Rescheduled to Tue, Dec. 8, 2015 @ 5 pm | Van Ness Campus | Agenda | Minutes | Executive Appointment Rulemaking | Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act of 2014 | Proposed Contract Change Order No. 11-12 | Appointment of Troy LeMaile Stovall | Haghani Tenure | Institutional Aid | Fee Reform | Annual meetings | SHADD | Administration and Management | Capital Improvement Plan | 2017 Budget | President's Report | Minutes 12-8-15 | Audio | Transcript