William J. A. Marshall, Professor and Chair of the Department of Administration and Supervision, since 1985 at Gallaudet University. He has served at the helm of the University Faculty Governance Systems from 1989 to 2004. Being the first Graduate School Faculty member to be awarded the President's Distinguished Faculty Member of the Year in 1990, he continues to train doctoral students to become Line Officers in schools and programs specializing in deaf education and special education, as well as administrative positions in higher education, both nationally and internationally.
He opened the Whitney Young "Magnet" School Program for the Deaf, Chicago Board of Education-welcoming 300 deaf students that had been formerly scattered throughout the 26 high schools of Chicago, and employing a stellar staff of 125 professionals, one-third of whom were deaf. While serving in the Carter Administration's National Advisory Committee of the Handicapped, he was appointed as the Dean/Director of the Model Secondary School for the Deaf on the Gallaudet Campus. He formerly taught at the University of Washington Graduate Program in Deaf Education in Seattle, and served as Research Associate at the University of Illinois, at Champaign-Urbana.
Management consultant: Design and management of meetings; Creation and functioning of management teams; Leadership Profile analyses; Conflict management resolution; Parliamentary procedures analysis; and, Design of a long range Strategic Plan, Ø and short-range Executive Action Plan
Leadership consultant: Drafting of Vision and Mission Statements, and the strategies needed to incorporate them within the shared governance system of an organization; Design and construction of an organization's Value Statement, including the delineation of an ethical code of conduct, and development of a Credo Statement; and, Strategies for forging alliances, and or establishing coalition agreements with the organization's governing board.