Harvey W. Perkins Ed.D.
School Improvement Expert and Founder of Urban Learning and Leadership Center
Harvey W. Perkins Ed.D. Bio
Harvey Perkins has spent 42 years in public education as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent for instruction. Harvey Perkins has led school-based and district wide reform in both suburban and urban school districts.
For over 15 years Harvey Perkins has taught educational administration courses at The George Washington University, specializing in the areas of curriculum development and leadership training. Harvey Perkins has been consulting and training in the area of school improvement both in the state of Virginia and nationally for 20 years. Harvey Perkins 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 certified assessor and mentor/coach trainer by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) in its "Developing the 21st Century Principal" program. Harvey Perkins' 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 No Child Left Behind.