(PRESS RELEASE) – Dr. Ron Williams, the superintendent of Victor Valley Union High School District, is recognized as one of the finalists for 2017 National Superintendent of the Year, as awarded by the National Association of School Superintendents (NASS).
“Leadership as a superintendent is key but so it having a vision of excellence that radiates throughout the district,” said Dr. David Brown, NASS Executive Director. “Dr. Williams has built a dynamic, positive, cognitive-rich culture that strengthens all aspects of the district.”
Dr. Williams became Victor Valley UHSD superintendent in 2014. He was promoted from assistant superintendent positions with the district that he held since 2012. A graduate or Arkansas Tech and La Sierra Universities, Williams taught English and math before becoming a district administrator in 1991.
VVUHSD serves nearly 14,000 students in 8 school sites.
As superintendent, Dr. Williams has taken college and career readiness and has cultivated strong relationships with local and regional higher educational communities that have expanded opportunities for students’ success. This includes duel enrollment and priority registration. Under his leadership, the district has productive partnerships that yield students and staff the opportunities to accelerate learning and work concurrently under for student success.
Dr. Michelle King, superintendent of the Los Angeles (Ca.) Unified School District, was named 2017 NASS Superintendent of the Year award winner in May.
California superintendents Dr. Eric Andrew, and Dr. Darryl Adams join Dr. Allan Cameron or Massachusetts as finalists for this prestigious award.