• . Robert Williams is presently the Assistant Principal of BEST Academy (6-12), which is an all-male school in Atlanta. He has served for (8) years in the capacity of both Assistant Principal and Interim Principal in Atlanta Public Schools. His administrative experience spans across grades K-12.  Mr. Williams’ journey in education began his freshman year at Morehouse College where he participated in a mentoring program at a local elementary school.  After graduating from Morehouse College, Mr. Williams worked in corporate America for two years and volunteered at the California Tennis Association for Underprivileged Youth.

    In 2002, Mr. Williams was selected to be in the New York City Teaching Fellows (NYCTF) program where he taught elementary school in Bedford Stuyvesant.  As a member of the NYCTF program he earned a Master of Science for Teachers degree in Elementary Education from Pace University.  After completing the program in 2004 he helped develop a proposal for a small school named Young Scholars Academy (YSA) in the Bronx.  As a member of the proposal team, he presented the school’s core values and mission to the NYC Department of Education, which met the approval of the city to open as a new small school in the Fall of 2005.  While working at YSA, Mr. Williams continued his journey of professional and personal growth by earning a Master of Education degree in Education Leadership from Teachers College.  At YSA, Mr. Williams led the math department as a Math Lead Teacher and Instructional Coach.

    In 2007, Mr. Williams transitioned to Marietta Middle School (MMS) as an 8th Grade Teacher and Advisement Team Leader.  At the conclusion of the 2007-2008 school year Mr. Williams was the recipient of the MMS Outstanding New Employee of the Year award.  He was also selected by the Superintendent to be a member of the 2008-2010 Cobb Education Consortium Leadership Academy.

    Mr. Williams entered APS in 2009 as an Assistant Principal.  Not only has he worked at all grade levels, he also served as the Interim Principal of Kennedy Middle School.  He values the role of mentors in his life and has enjoyed mentoring APS staff members in the i-Lead and APS Aspiring Assistant Principals Program.  Mr. Williams believes all students will be successful with perseverance and a nurturing environment.

    Robert Williams is presently the Assistant Principal of BEST Academy (6-12), which is an all-male school in Atlanta. He has served for (8) years in the capacity of both Assistant Principal and Interim Principal in Atlanta Public Schools. His administrative experience spans across grades K-12.  Mr. Williams’ journey in education began his freshman year at Morehouse College where he participated in a mentoring program at a local elementary school.  After graduating from Morehouse College, Mr. Williams worked in corporate America for two years and volunteered at the California Tennis Association for Underprivileged Youth.

    In 2002, Mr. Williams was selected to be in the New York City Teaching Fellows (NYCTF) program where he taught elementary school in Bedford Stuyvesant.  As a member of the NYCTF program he earned a Master of Science for Teachers degree in Elementary Education from Pace University.  After completing the program in 2004 he helped develop a proposal for a small school named Young Scholars Academy (YSA) in the Bronx.  As a member of the proposal team, he presented the school’s core values and mission to the NYC Department of Education, which met the approval of the city to open as a new small school in the Fall of 2005.  While working at YSA, Mr. Williams continued his journey of professional and personal growth by earning a Master of Education degree in Education Leadership from Teachers College.  At YSA, Mr. Williams led the math department as a Math Lead Teacher and Instructional Coach.

    In 2007, Mr. Williams transitioned to Marietta Middle School (MMS) as an 8th Grade Teacher and Advisement Team Leader.  At the conclusion of the 2007-2008 school year Mr. Williams was the recipient of the MMS Outstanding New Employee of the Year award.  He was also selected by the Superintendent to be a member of the 2008-2010 Cobb Education Consortium Leadership Academy.

    Mr. Williams entered APS in 2009 as an Assistant Principal.  Not only has he worked at all grade levels, he also served as the Interim Principal of Kennedy Middle School.  He values the role of mentors in his life and has enjoyed mentoring APS staff members in the i-Lead and APS Aspiring Assistant Principals Program.  Mr. Williams believes all students will be successful with perseverance and a nurturing environment.