Mrs. Elaine Hubbard-Williams joined Palm Beach County Schools in 1988 as a Speech and Language Pathologist. Her focus in this area spanned more than 15 years and involved working with Title I students at the elementary, middle and high school levels. She is currently the Director of Palm Beach County School’s Support Services Department, and provides administrative support, instructional support, the vision and guidance to ten (10) alternative education sites charged with educating a diverse group of students with challenging behavior and academic needs. Her focus on positive behavior support, equity and access has significantly increased the academic achievement and graduation rate of at-risk and delinquent students. As the former principal of Riviera Beach Preparatory & Achievement Academy (RBPAA), she inspired and guided students who overcame their behavioral and academic challenges by successfully promoting a welcoming climate and an engaging culture in which RBPAA students thrived. In her third year as principal, Mrs. Hubbard-Williams successfully led her staff and students to an enviable increase in their graduation rate. The school’s 14.7% increase in their graduation rate was recognized as one of the highest increases in growth that year. As Director of Support Services she has continued to focus on excellence in delivery of instruction at her ten (10) alternative ed., juvenile justice and therapeutic centers. Her academic credentials include: B.S. degree in Speech/Language Pathology from Norfolk State University, a M.Ed. degree in Communications Disorders from North Carolina Central University, and Education Leadership credentials from Florida Atlantic University.
Director, Support Services
School District of Palm Beach County
Academic Acceleration 8.5 Program for Overage Middle School Students
1950 Benoist Farms Road West Palm Beach, FL 33411