Eric Williams, Ed.D., Superintendent
Eric Williams has served as Superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, a school district of 94 schools serving more than 83,000 students in northern Virginia, since July 2014. Dr. Williams believes in engaging students in solving authentic problems as a means to developing as knowledgeable critical thinkers, communicators, collaborators, creators, and contributors. He promotes the joy of teaching and learning in lieu of a test-prep mentality.
Dr. Williams served previously as superintendent in York County, Va., and as an assistant superintendent and principal in Naples, Fla. He has also worked as a teacher and administrator in Massachusetts and Brazil.
Williams’ educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in education from The College of William and Mary, a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University and a doctorate of education from Boston University.
Dr. Williams enjoys engaging with students throughout the year, observing lessons and interacting with students as they learn. At Goshen Post Elementary’s first day of school in 2018, Dr. Williams greeted students as they arrived and then toured several classrooms, introducing himself and participating in first-day activities.