Fostering Change Through Leadership – An Interview with Dr. Eric Williams

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In this episode of the November Learning Podcast Series, Alan speaks with Dr. Eric Williams, Superintendent of the Yorktown School Division in Yorktown, VA. The two discuss the important role of a leader in setting policy, modeling the learning process and encouraging expanded learning opportunities for students, teachers and school administrators for the purpose of building a solid foundation for learning in a 21st century school environment.

Dr. Williams encourages your questions and comments through his Twitter account and his blog.

Also, Dr. Wiliams will be a presenter at the 2011 Building Learning Communities Conference being held this July in Boston. For more information, and to register, visit our conference Web site at


  1. Great conversation. I love the idea of encouraging shift of control. I think this is one of the greatest challenges for educators

  2. I enjoyed listening to this conversation. I would like to hear more regarding how to facilitate different ways for students at the elementary grade levels to use social media for academic purposes. I also like the idea of digital playgrounds for principals, as administrators it is essential to model that we are also trying to learn new technologies.



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