Richard T. Ewing, Jr

President, American College of Sofia

Dick Ewing is a highly experienced school leader committed to educational excellence. Currently the President and Head of School of the American College of Sofia, Dick served for thirty years as the head of a leading independent school in the Washington, DC area. He has extensive experience on educational and non-profit boards as a trustee and board leader as well as head of school. He has been active in regional and national educational associations, serving as President of the Association of Independent Schools of Greater Washington (AISGW), as Executive Director of ESHA (a national association of heads of independent elementary and middle schools), as a trustee of the Center for Spiritual and Ethical Education (CSEE), and a member of the Country Day School Heads Association (CDSHA). Dick is a graduate of Yale University and holds a M.Ed. from the University of Virginia and an Ed.D. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. He has presented at national and international school conferences and written articles and essays for regional and national educational publications on topics ranging from educational leadership and governance to diversity and inclusion.