Dr. Ron Davis serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education, and prior to this appointment in 2011, he served as Mt. Lebanon High School's Principal from 2007-2011. Before returning to his hometown of Pittsburgh, PA in 2007, Dr. Davis served as the Principal of a middle/high school in southern New Jersey. While there, his school was named a “Benchmark School for the State of New Jersey” on two separate occasions. Dr. Davis’ career started as a teacher, coach and as an athletic director for a large urban high school in south Florida.
Dr. Davis received his Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education and a Master of Arts degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. In 1999, his doctoral degree in Educational Leadership was confirmed from Nova Southeastern University.
Dr. Davis has taught courses for the University of Phoenix Online, Masters of Education program, since 2000; he serves as a Faculty Supervisor for student teachers. He has taught for and served as a mentor for aspiring principals in the University of Pennsylvania’s Educational Leadership Program for Aspiring Principals. Dr. Davis chairs validation teams for schools seeking accreditation from the Middle States Association: Commission on Elementary and Secondary Schools. He is a local, state, and national speaker and has published a number of articles, including the lead chapter in Success Simplified, entitled Building Leadership Capacity: Individuals, Teams, and Organizations.