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William Blake

Dr. William Blake


Dr. William Blake currently serves as the  Director, Redesign XQ  for the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS). In this role, Dr. Blake collaborates with stakeholders to reimagine the high school experience by eliminating the status quo with a focus on equity, inclusion and social emotional learning practices. With more than a decade in urban education, Dr. Blake has served as a Classroom Teacher, Assistant Principal and Principal and District-level Administrator. Dr. Blake believes that educators must strategically focus on closing the access gap for students furthest from opportunity, which is why he is dedicated to disrupting traditional school practices with innovation and authentic student experiences to ensure students are successful in school and in life.  

Dr. Blake earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University. He later attended Trinity University to earn his Master’s in Curriculum in Instruction. Lastly, he earned his Doctorate Degree from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. Dr. Blake is a devoted member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc.

William L. Blake, Ed.D.