Richard Hawkins Ph.D. is currently Director of "off site services" in the Department of Education at the College of Saint Rose. He is also President of Hawkins and Associates, an Organization for Learning helping educational leaders and their organizations reach their desired goals. Dr. Hawkins serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at Dowling College and the College of Saint Elizabeth here he teaches graduate and doctoral courses in educational leadership. From 1995 thru 2006, Mr. Hawkins was Superintendent of Schools for the William Floyd School District. Prior to 1995, he was Assistant Superintendent of Schools (1988-1995) and Director of Music and Art (1982-1995).