Diann Woodard

  • American Federation of School Administrators
  • 1101 17th NW, Suite 408
  • Washington, DC 20036
  • (517) 353-4647
  • diannwoodard@aol.com

Diann Woodard, president of the Organization of School Administrators and Supervisors, was elected to the Michigan State University Board of Trustees for a term beginning Jan. 1, 2009.

Woodard was named president of the organization, which is the collective bargaining agent for administrators and supervisors employed by the Detroit Public School district, since January 2000. Prior to that she served as vice president from November 1998 to January 2000.

Woodard has a strong background in education, having served as an assistant principal at two Detroit high schools.

Woodard’s professional affiliations have included national executive vice president, as well as national treasurer, of the American Federation of School Administrators; trustee of the Michigan State AFL-CIO; and member of the board of directors of Schools for the 21st Century.

In 2003 she earned the Administrator of the Year Award from the American Federation of School Administrators and the Distinguished Alumni Award from Wayne State University.

Woodard received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English education from MSU in 1973, and a master’s in education from Wayne State University in 1979.