Bill McKay has been named to the Albright College Total Experience Learning® (TExpL) leadership team, as the Director of Project Development for pre-college and summer programs. In this role, McKay will oversee the TExpL Antietam and Reading academy programs, as well as the TExpL Early Career Academy for high school students.
McKay is recognized by peers for his successful initiatives to better education, efforts to support teachers in the classroom, and nurture today’s learners with methods that work.
“Joining the Albright College Total Experience Learning team is an exciting journey into a world where education knows no bounds,” said McKay. “With the transformative power of the Total Experience Learning platform, we’re embarking on a mission to ignite students’ passion for learning, fuel their spirit of discovery, and unleash the forces of innovation. The school year will no longer be a countdown, but a time of endless enthusiasm, where curiosity knows no vacation and the thrill of learning never ends.”
Possessing an extensive career in public education, Bill McKay began his career as a sixth-grade teacher in the Wilson School District (Sinking Spring, Pa.). After ten years in the classroom, he spent three years as the assistant middle school principal for Twin Valley School District (Morgantown, Pa.). For another 17 years, McKay served as principal of Twin Valley’s Robeson Elementary School before joining the Governor Mifflin School District (Shillington, Pa.), first as assistant superintendent, and later as superintendent. McKay retired from public education in July of 2023.
A regular presenter on a variety of educational topics at county and state conferences, McKay is also vice president for Rock Hollow Woods Environmental Learning Center and has taught graduate education courses for Alvernia University.
“Albright College’s Total Experience Learning team is thrilled to welcome Bill McKay as our director of project development,” said Adelle Schade, dean of pre-college and summer programs. “With an esteemed career in public education and an unwavering dedication to students and pioneering learning environments, Bill’s educational philosophy resonates deeply with the core mission of TExpL.”