Dr. Paul L. Vance, was
elected the President of the Montgomery County Chapter of the NAACP 7022
in 2011. He previously served as our 1st Vice President.
Dr. Paul L. Vance, Ed.D. served as the Superintendent of Schools for the District of Columbia Public School System
from 2003 to 2006. From 1977 to
1999, Dr. Vance advanced from the Area Associate Superintendent of
Montgomery County Schools, to Deputy Superintendent in 1987, and then
Superintendent in 1991.
Prior to that, Dr. Vance was the Deputy Superintendent
for Baltimore City Public Schools. From 1968 to 1972, Dr Vance served
as Principal of the Clarence E. Pickett Middle School in Philadelphia. Dr. Vance has over thirty years of
experience working in education, including the top post of
Superintendent of Schools. He
serves as a Member of the Board of Regents at University System of
Maryland. He also served as a Social Studies/Science Specialist in Philadelphia in
his early years.
Dr. Vance is the recipient of a number of awards including
Educator of the Year from the African American Business Council, the
Excellence and Service award from the Montgomery County Alliance of
Black School Educators, the Lifetime Achievement and Hall of Fame
Induction from the National Alliance of Black School Educators, and the
Legacy Award from the Montgomery County Workforce Development Commission.
Dr. Vance received his Bachelor
of Science from Cheyney University in 1952, received
his Master of Science from the University
of Pennsylvania in 1960 and,
received his Doctor of Education from the University of Pennsylvania
in 1974. He is a resident of Montgomery County.