William A. Hamilton Ed.D., OTO President
Retired Superintendent, Walled Lake Schools
Dr. Hamilton is currently on the Board of Directors for the One-to-One Institute, bringing first hand knowledge as an administrator who implemented a One-to-One program, Anytime Anywhere Learning, into Walled Lake Schools. Dr. Hamilton is recently retired and former Superintendent of Walled Lake Consolidated Schools, the largest school district in Oakland County, Michigan. Walled Lake Schools has gained between 400 and 700 students each year since the late '80s. All schools are NCA accredited and the district has seen dramatic upward changes in its MEAP scores as a result of major curriculum changes driven by the district's strategic plan.
Before becoming Superintendent, Dr. Hamilton was Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, K-12 at Walled Lake Schools. As Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Hamilton's primary responsibilities included the design and implementation of all K-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment including the ongoing development of Professional Learning Communities in all K-12 buildings. He was also responsible for all district technology including infrastructure, curriculum integration, and K-12 staff development. Dr. Hamilton was directly involved in many innovative programs, including the creation of an alternative high school, a computer leasing program, Reading Recovery program, Anytime Anywhere Learning laptop program, teacher evaluation model, and a district wide instructional accountability assessment system.
Dr. Hamilton has over 34 years of experience with Michigan schools and education. He has held positions as an English and Social Studies Teacher, Career Education Consultant, Coordinator for Placement and Follow-up Services, Director of Project EARLY, and Assistant Principal.