Now more than ever, having Black Leaders in education who can serve as competent change agents in our communities is crucial! Dr. William Hayes, CEO of Boys Latin Charters Schools, joins the show to discuss the current state of education and the importance of Black educational leadership.
Dr. William Hayes is the Chief Executive Officer of Boys' Latin of Philadelphia an all-male college preparatory network of two schools in West Philadelphia. He began his career in education in Boston, Massachusetts as a teacher, college counselor, and assistant principal. He went on to serve as a Pre-K to 8th grade turnaround principal in Cleveland Ohio and then transitioned to become a founding principal of both a middle and a high school in Camden, New Jersey.
Dr. Hayes holds a bachelor's of science in psychology from Morehouse College, a master's in education from Harvard University, and a Doctorate in Education Leadership and Policy from Vanderbilt University. He is a native of small town Hartsville, SC and an advocate for equitable access and opportunity for students of color.