Debbie Phelps is a dedicated educator, proud parent and principal of Windsor Mill Middle School in Baltimore, Maryland. With more than three decades of teaching experience she is a strong and visible instructional leader in her school, often interacting with her students whether it be in the classroom or welcoming them in the morning as they start their day. Phelps is also an active member and leader in her community working with several non-profit and educational organizations and also serves as an education presenter and motivation speaker for multiple organizations throughout Maryland.
On August 16, 2008, As part of the Johnson's Olympic Games campaign, "Thanks, Mom," the company has designated Debbie Phelps, mother of Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps, its official "Johnson's Baby Mom of the Olympic Games." Johnson's will donate money in Ms. Phelps's name to a group of its global children's charities and relief projects.
A native of Allegany County, in western Maryland, Deborah S. Phelps earned her master degree in education management and supervision from Loyola College, in Baltimore, in 1998 and her bachelor's degree of arts in education from Fairmont State College, in Fairmont, West Virginia, in 1973. She is a proud mother of three children. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling the world, all types of sports -- especially swimming -- and spending time reading and reflecting on life. Deborah has aspirations of writing her own book in the future.