Bill Hite

Superintendent
The School District of Philadelphia

Dr. William R. Hite serves as Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania’s largest public school system. Since joining in June 2012, Dr. Hite has worked to create a system of great schools in every neighborhood. Under his leadership, the district has opened new innovative high schools, expanded successful school models, launched in-district turnarounds and redesigned schools in partnership with communities. His overall focus remains on strengthening all elementary and secondary school offerings. He was previously Superintendent of Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland where his central work focused on enhanced access and rigor to ensure college- and career-readiness. Prince George’s County schools. Dr. Hite also served as an Assistant Superintendent in Georgia’s Cobb County School District. Dr. Hite has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of Richmond School of Continuous Learning and taught school leadership courses at many schools.