Honoring Dr. Shun Williams Superintendent for National School Leaders Month
October is National School Leadership Month; we would like to begin by recognizing Dr. Shun Williams our superintendent who is a native of Birmingham, Alabama. He received his early childhood education in the Midfield City School System as a student of Midfield Elementary and Rutledge Middle. Mr. Williams achieved his diploma from Wenonah High School in Birmingham, AL. He then went on to further his education at Alabama State University, where he declared his calling as an educator. Dr. Williams has left his mark on education in Birmingham City Schools, Fairfield City Schools and currently Midfield City Schools, that he foremost accredits for his strong educational foundation. He is confident in the promising future of Midfield City Schools under his leadership as Superintendent. Dr. Williams formerly served as the principal of Midfield High School, where he led the school in several initiatives. Under his leadership, students gained academic success, athletic success and made cultural strides. As a product of Midfield City School district, it is his ambition to lead the entire district in a spirit of excellence. He is proud to be a part of the Midfield family that is growing, collaborating, and preparing graduates for excellence in a global, innovative, and diverse society. He encourages all school stakeholders to unleash their superpowers and utilize their gifts and expertise to make Midfield City Schools a premier learning school district. There is an African proverb that states, “It takes a village to raise a child.” In essence, all stakeholders involved must play their role in assuring the success of each child. Through collaboration between teachers, students, parents, and community members, Dr. Williams believes that each child will develop academically, physically, socially, and culturally.
Thank you, Dr. Williams, for being the Amazing leader you are!