About Eric WilliamsSuperintendent, York County School Division, Yorktown, VA
Eric Williams is the Superintendent of the York County School Division in Virginia, a school district of 12,500 students served through 19 schools. He started his career as a teacher of Social Studies and English-as-a-Second Language in Virginia and Brazil. After moving to Massachusetts, he worked as the Director of an alternative school that featured project-based learning before becoming a middle school Assistant Principal. He subsequently served as a high school Assistant Principal, Principal and Assistant Superintendent in a 40,000-student school district in Naples, Florida. Williams promotes the joy of teaching and learning. He advocates engaging students in rigorous educational experiences, rather than just covering content to prepare students for tests. He was named as one of ten recipients nationwide of the 2011 Tech-Savvy Superintendent Award. Follow him on Twitter @ewilliams65
and read his blog at http://promotingstudentengagement.blogspot.com
His recent conversation with Alan November is featured as a podcast on the November Learning web site: http://tinyurl.com/3cxnrbd.