William (Bill) Swart, PhD, worked in three public school
districts in New York State (two as a school superintendent) over
37 years. He worked as a classroom teacher for 13 years, and as a
school administrator for 24 years. He was an assistant principal,
director of special education, assistant superintendent of pupil
personnel, associate superintendent of k-12 instruction, and school
superintendent in the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. Recently,
he served Mount Saint Mary College as an adjunct professor and
supervisor of student teachers.
He received honors and recognition from the Mid-Hudson School
Study Council, The Suffolk County School Superintendents'
Association, The New York University Roundtable, The New York State
Council of School Superintendents, and the American Association of
School Administrators. Bill is a New York State Certified Hearing
Officer. He has published several articles on the nature on
His most recent presentation was on Teacher Expectation and
Student Achievement at the Dr. Lucy Di Paola Institute. At New York
University, his doctoral dissertation focused on the superintendent
selection process in New York State.
Dr. Swart is proud to serve as a member of the graduate and
education divisions at Mount Saint Mary College.
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