Dr. Donna Marie Hunter

Class of 2017

Dr. Donna Marie Hunter is a school administrator, conference speaker and parent advocate.  Her mission is to encourage, educate, enlighten and empower individuals with knowledge that transforms thinking and life.  Dedicated to bridging the gap between school districts and parents, creatively and strategically writing LCAP goals to benefit all students.
As a conference speaker, she passionately teaches with an encouraging message of HOPE and how school districts can make great strides in building and sustaining positive relationship with parents and the community.  A principal in the Walnut Valley USD and a parent and child advocate, Dr. Hunter co-produced and starred in the CentricTV Documentary “Colored My Mind” with friends Tisha Campbell-Martin, LaDonna Hughley. Colored My Mind Trailer addresses the struggles and triumphs of navigating the special education maze.  Some of her more popular teachings include: “A Winning Relationships,” “All Truly Means ALL, Alternative Ed students”, “Courageous Conversations,” and “HOPE & Heart, shifting the culture and climate of schools.”
Dr. Hunter received her Bachelor’s degree in Business from Pepperdine University, a Master’s in Education and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University, in California.
2016 Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) Region XV – Board Member
2015 Walnut Valley Educational Foundation (WVEF) – Board Member
2014 Walnut Valley Administrator’s Association (WVAA) – President (2014 – 2016)
2013 Autism Speaks Early Access to Care (EAC) – Advisory Committee
2012 Colored My Mind Foundation (Non-Profit organization, Autism Advocacy) – Co-Founder

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