Bill Sterrett

Wilmington, North Carolina

Hello, my name is Bill Sterrett and I serve as an associate professor and program coordinator in the ed leadership department at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. I am a former principal and middle grades teacher.

I am the author of the ASCD books Insights into Action: Successful School Leaders Share What Works (2011) ; Short on Time: How Do I Make Time to Lead and Learn as a Principal? (2013); and Igniting Teacher Leadership: How do I empower my teachers to lead and learn? (2016). I have also (co-) authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications related to school leadership.

My passion involves working with principals and teachers to foster collaboration, enhance instructional best practices, and realize greater school improvement.

Follow me on Twitter @billsterrett

E-mail me at

  • Work
    • Associate Professor and Program Coordinator
  • Education
    • Ph.D., University of Virginia
    • M.Ed., University of Virginia
    • B.S., Asbury College