Elementary Programs & District Services
Degrees and Certifications:
William R. Green II
Director of Elementary Programs & District Services
William R. Green II joined Livonia Public Schools in 1995 as a teacher at Marshall Elementary School. After serving at Marshall Elementary Mr. Green taught at Cooper and Buchanan Elementary. In 2005, Mr. Green became principal at Garfield Elementary School where he served until 2015. From 2015 to July 2020, Mr. Green served the Roosevelt Elementary community as their principal. In July of 2020, Mr. Green moved to Central Office to his current position as Director of Elementary Programs and District Services. Mr. Green also works as an adjunct staff member at Madonna University where he teaches a class to future teachers.
Mr. Green earned his Bachelors' degree from Madonna University in 1994 with a History major and studies in elementary education. In 1999 he earned his Masters' Degree in Educational Leadership at Wayne State University.
As the Director of Elementary Programs and District Services, Mr. Green oversees the progress of the District's elementary schools, as well as, the Jackson Center.
Mr. Green enjoys playing golf, reading historical works, and visiting the west side of the state. He and his wife, Margaret have 3 children who attended Livonia Public Schools and they are proud of their legacy with the Livonia Public Schools as students, parents, and employees.
Livonia Public Schools has 10 lower elementary (grades K-4) schools and three upper elementary schools (grades 5-6). In addition, LPS has an academically talented program for grades 1-6 at Webster Elementary and a Japanese Immersion Elementary School, called Niji-Iro, for grades K-6.
Our elementary schools offer a comprehensive curriculum, aligned with current state standards. Our teaching integrates learning targets to support cognitive/intellectual, social, emotional and creative development in our students.
Our elementary schools also focus on our district climate goal, which states,
"All students will experience a positive, safe, and welcoming environment, where both students and adults respect and value one another."
The climate goal is supported each and every day by strategic areas of focus, to help all students learn and use effective skills and strategies that empower them to successfully interact with peers and adults.
The school environment promotes mutally respectful and supportive interactions between adults and students, as well as adults to adults. and students to students.
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Other Department Staff:
Cindy Herbeck, Secretary
As advocates for children, elementary administrators lead, support, and challenge ourselves in a culture where learning is the core of everything we do.
As a team of elementary administrators, our vision embodies the will of our group to serve the children with whom we are entrusted.