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Board of Education of the District of Columbia JoAnne Ginsberg Confirmation Resolution of 2005




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Chairman Linda A. Cropp at the request of the Mayor 


To confirm the appointment of Ms. JoAnne Ginsberg to the Board of Education of the District of Columbia.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Board of Education of the District of Columbia JoAnne Ginsberg Confirmation Resolution of 2005".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the appointment of:

Ms. JoAnne Ginsberg
2836 Allendale Place, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20008
(Ward 3)

as a member of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, established by section 2(a-f) of An Act To fix and regulate the salaries of teachers, schools officers, and other employees of the Board of Education of the District of Columbia, approved June 20, 1906 (34 Stat. 316; D.C. Official Code § 38-101), replacing Mirian Saez, whose term ended December 14, 2004, for a term to end December 14, 2008.

Sec. 3. The Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

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JoAnne Ginsberg

2836 Allendale Place, NW 
Washington, DC 20008


Special Assistant on. Education, COUNCIL COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION, LIBRARIES AND RECREATION. January 2005 to present.

  • Senior advisor to committee chair
  • Liaison between committee chair and the State Education Office; DC Public School teachers, principals and parents; as well as other agencies
  • Committee specialist on all education related matters in both regular and charter schools

Education Analyst, COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA for Council members Kathy Patterson and Jack Evans. October 2002 to January 2005.

  • Liaison between the two Council members and teachers, principals and parents for all education related matters in public and charter schools
  • Casework with teachers on payroll and personnel issues;
  • Assistance to parents on special education and school issues;
  • Source of information for principals on budget and policy issues
  • Responsible for budget analysis

Chief of Staff, Council member Kathy Patterson, COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. January 1995 to September 2001.

  • Responsible for operation of the Council member's office including constituent services, scheduling, non-committee legislative work
  • Lead staff member responsible for education related issues
  • Spokesperson to media and community

Educational Project Manager, DISTRICT FACILITATOR PROJECT AT THE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL CHANGE. November 1992 to November 1994. Focus: federally approved teacher training programs and workshops.

  • Coordinated citywide workshops with individual schools
  • Devised new procedures for workshop organization
  • Adapted federal teacher training programs to local school initiatives

Business Owner, JOANNE TALBOT JEWELRY. June 1974 to August 1987. Wholesale and retail jewelry design and production business with outlets in 20 states.

  • Designed all the firm's jewelry
  • Small business financial management, with sole responsibility for business plan, annual budgets and sales
  • Managed sales force and jewelry manufacturers


JOINT TRUANCY TASK FORCE, Board of Education and Chief Judge Satterfield, May 2004 through present.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TASK FORCE, Council Mandated Task Force, October 2002 through approximately December 2003.


Local School Restructuring Team Member, JANNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, one of the first LSRTs in the District of Columbia. July 1992 to June 1994.

  • LSRT responsibilities included developing programs and policies for the school in consultation with the principal, teachers and community

PTA Co-president, JANNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, July 1991 to June 1992.

  • Responsible for coordination and liaison between the 365-student elementary school and the principal and faculty

Auction Chair, JANNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, March 1990.

  • Directed entire fundraising event
  • Responsibilities included recruiting and coordinating 60 volunteers, developing new ideas that increased the amount raised by 25 percent, solicitation, invitations, food and beverage, catalog publication, bidding procedures and publicity



  • Board Member for the Council that oversees the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The Council provides general oversight and guidance of the mission, vision and direction of the Museum.

HORIZONS, summer camp for underprivileged children in Washington. October 2002 to present.

  • Horizons, a national program, will enroll 100 public school students, grades K - 6 during the summer of 2005. Provides a Saturday enrichment program during the school year.

CONGREGATION ADAS ISRAEL, President of the Parents and Teachers Association for pre-school as well as Board Member. November 1986 to June 1990.

  • Liaison between congregation leadership and school parents
  • Managed fundraising events including dinners, fairs and gift sales
  • Directed new book and gift sales 


Williams College, B.A. 1974

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