Council At-Large PVD_@dm1n
Dr. October Hudley
Dr. October Hudley was sworn in as Councilperson At-Large on July 1, 2014. She is dedicated to serve the township she loves so dearly and is committed to help make Irvington Strong.
She is a resident and home owner for over 40 years of the Township of Irvington and attended the following Irvington Public Schools; Grove Street School, Myrtle Ave School (University Middle) and Frank H. Morrell (Irvington High School).
She contributes much of her success having been strongly guided and influenced by her late grandmother, Essie Staton, late Mother Barbara Ann Staton, and late sister Demoria Estoria Britt.
Currently a Doctorate Candidate at New Jersey City University
Bachelors of Science Degree in 1983 Elementary Education Winston-Salem State Univ.
Received a Master’s Degree in Educational Technology in 2003 with a 4.0 GPA
Certified Library Media Specialist 2006
Maintains Supervisor’s Certification
Certified Smartboard Instructor
Awarded Teacher of the Year for Grove Street School 2012-2013
Awarded Teacher of the District 2012-2013
Currently, employed as the Library Media Specialist at Grove Street School.
First African American Computer Lab Teacher in the Irvington Public School District.
Chairperson of the School Leadership Council
Served on school’s Data Collection Committee
Served on District Needs Assessment Committee Member
Coordinator of Grove Street School Celebrity Read Program
Served as The League Coordinator- Philanthropy Community Service Program
Coordinate the Grove Street School Community Technology Center to educate the community how to utilize computer software program and assist with job searches
Lifetime Member and Treasurer of the Grove Street School Parent Teacher Association
Currently, president of the Irvington High School Parent Teacher Student Association
Liaison for the Tools 4 School Program
Recipient of the New Jersey Association of School Librarian Future Leaders Award 2007
Recipient of the Community Service Award 2010 Irvington Democrat County Committee
Secretary of the Irvington Democrat County Committee
Served as Vice-President Library Board Trustees of the Irvington Public Library
Member of the Irvington National Action Network
Member of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Color People)
District Leader East-9
Member of the Martin Luther King Commemorative Committee
Help organize food drives for people in need
Participate in Book Bag Give Away
Coordinator of the Grove Street School Community Garden