Harvey W. Perkins, Ed.D
Dr. Perkins has spent 50 years in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction. He has led school-based and districtwide reform in rural, suburban, and urban school districts. For over 15 years he has taught educational administration courses at The George Washington University, specializing in the areas of curriculum development and leadership training. Dr. Perkins has been consulting and training in the area of school improvement both in the state of Virginia and nationally for 30 years. He is a certified curriculum auditor through Phi Delta Kappa’s Curriculum Audit Center, a certified trainer in the Southern Region Education Board’s (SREB) Leadership Initiative modules on “Creating a High-Performance Learning Culture” and “Using Data to Lead Change”, and a trainer in the Kouzes and Posner Leadership Challenge. In 1995 he was selected as the NAEOP Virginia State Administrator of the Year and in 1996 he was selected as the NAEOP National Administrator of the Year. In 1997 he received a Commendation for Excellence in Education in a joint resolution from the House and Senate of the Virginia General Assembly. His primary focus for training centers on increasing the capacity of school leaders to build distributed leadership networks in their buildings and in their districts to increase student achievement in the era of high stakes testing and ESSA. As Chief Executive Officer of ULLC, Dr. Perkins now manages and oversees all elements of S.A.M.E implementation in school districts around the country, including onsite teacher and leadership team training, resource development, success metrics and tools, contract negotiations and operation support for ULLC’s team of trainers.