Board of Directors
Debra Munk began her 33 year career with Montgomery County Public Schools as a part-time English teacher at Poolesville Jr/Sr High School. She transferred to Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School where she taught English and became dean of students, her gateway into administration. After a year as English resource teacher at Richard Montgomery High School, she became an assistant principal at Sherwood High School, during which time she completed her doctorate in Educational Policy and Administration. She spent four years in central office as the secondary English coordinator, completely overhauling the grades 6-12 English curriculum. Desiring to return to school administration, she spent a year as assistant principal at Francis Scott Key Middle School ,and then took a hiatus from MCPS to accept the principalship of Middletown Middle School in Frederick County. This was followed by three years as principal of Middletown High School. The call to return to MCPS ended in an appointment as principal of Rockville High School, where she served for 8 years before becoming a consulting principal, coaching new and struggling principals. She ended her career as a high school director, overseeing numerous high schools in the district. Although she retired in 2017, she continues to work as a consultant with the Office of Shared Accountability, overseeing standard setting of the district’s English Language Arts, ESOL and math assessments. A passionate quilter, she opened her own long arm quilting business, Rock Creek Quilt Designs, in Summer 2020. She is president of the Montgomery County Public Schools Retirees Association and on the Interfaith Works Board of Directors. Debra and her husband, Russell, are the parents of seven children, 25 grandchildren, and 7 great grandchildren.