Dr. Richard H. Faidley
Superintendent Wilson School District, West Lawn, PA
Dr. Richard H. Faidley was named superintendent of the Wilson School District in July, 2017. Located at 2601 Grandview Boulevard in West Lawn, the Wilson School District serves over 5900 students and 550 faculty members.
Throughout his career, Dr. Faidley has led major efforts resulting in increased student achievement and significant improvements in teaching and learning. This work included building organizational leadership capacity and developing a system of accountability for achievement.
Before joining the Wilson School District, Dr. Faidley served as superintendent of the Boyertown School District in Boyertown, PA. Prior to joining Boyertown in 2013, he was superintendent of Derry Township School District in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Faidley has also served as associate superintendent for the Yuma Union High School District in Yuma, AZ, executive director of student services for the Amphitheater Public Schools in Tucson, AZ and as a high school principal and assistant principal in the Marana Unified School District in Tucson, AZ.
Dr. Faidley has worked collaboratively with the school and business community to develop long lasting relationships focused on improving the quality of education for students. He has extensive experience in educational leadership, which includes school reform initiatives in large school districts, innovative education programs, facilities and maintenance, new construction, student nutrition, federal programs, technology, purchasing, procurement, transportation, finance, human resources, student services, and mentorship of principals.
Dr. Faidley holds a master’s degree in educational leadership from Northern Arizona University and a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Arizona.