Thursday, October 2, 2014

Breakfast with Dr. Hite - Superintendent of the School District of Philadelphia

Photo reprinted from

The Republican Party of Philadelphia


 “A Red State of Mind “

Monthly Breakfast Speaker Series


Dr. William R. Hite, Jr., Ed.D.
The School District of Philadelphia

Tuesday,  October 14, 2014
Doors open at 7:15 am--Program starts at 7:45 am 
at the Racquet Club of Philadelphia
215 South 16th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

2014 Speaker Series Sponsors

Frederick W. Anton III, Esq.
Michael A. Cibik, Esq.
John DePaul
                                                                       Robert A. Gleason                                                                     
Rick Hellberg
Lee M. Herman, Esq.
Lt Col Kevin Kelly
Mark Kerschner
Andrew Terhune
Terry Tracy

A light breakfast will be served.   Attire is business casual.
The event is free of charge.   Reservations are required as space is limited.
RSVP to Denise Furey at or 215-387-5641

Dr. William R. Hite Jr., was named Superintendent of The School District of Philadelphia on June 29, 2012. 

Dr. Hite’s professional experience includes serving at every level – teacher, principal, central office administrator and Superintendent. Prior to joining the District, Dr. Hite was Superintendent of Prince George’s County Public Schools in Maryland, the state’s second-largest school district and one of the 25 largest districts nationwide. Dr. Hite led major efforts resulting in increased student achievement and significant improvements in teaching, learning and school status. 

Dr. Hite previously served as an Assistant Superintendent in Georgia’s Cobb County School District where he provided support for the 103,000 students. He has also served as director of middle school instruction and middle and high school principal in Henrico County, Virginia. Dr. Hite received a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Virginia Tech and a master of education degree in educational leadership from the University of Virginia. He earned a doctorate in education specializing in educational leadership from Virginia Tech. 

Dr. Hite’s interests include music, travel, sports and reading. He and his wife Deirdre have two daughters and a grandson. 

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