Darryl Williams, Ed.D.
Dr. Darryl L. Williams holds a doctorate in education from University of Maryland College Park and has over 25 years of school leadership experience. Dr. Williams currently serves as a Professor of Practice in the Department of Teacher Education and Professional Development in the School of Education and Urban Studies at Morgan State University, and has recently become an Associate with HYA. Prior to his role in higher education, he was the Superintendent of Baltimore County Public Schools for 4 years and served in many leadership roles in Montgomery County Public Schools (MD) for 25 years and began his teaching career in DC Public Schools at Benjamin Banneker Academic High School, his alma mater.
Throughout his career, Dr. Williams has been a champion for equity and building future leaders in school buildings and central office. He uses data to make informed decisions and has experience with school improvement planning process, strategic planning, and leadership development. Dr. Williams was recognized in 2023 with several citations from BCPS Board of Education, Baltimore County Council, Baltimore County Speaker of the House, and Baltimore County Branch of NAACP for his leadership during the pandemic and cyberattack in BCPS. In 2022 he was recognized in an article by University of Maryland College of Education entitled “Homegrown Leadership” and by the Northeastern Region of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority’s Notable Centennial Honoree during their Centennial Gala in 2022. Finally, Dr. Williams was the recipient of the 2021 Innovation in Education by the Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools and the 2021 Excellence in Education Award by the Baltimore County NAACP.