- Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership, Wayne State University, 2006
Master of Education in Curriculum, Wayne State University, 1969
Bachelor of Science in Education, Wayne State University, 1967
- My main interests are in school improvement, principal and teacher leadership, and superintendent/board relationship.
Richardson is currently a clinical assistant professor at Georgia State University. He has taught educational leadership courses at Georgia State University for eight years. Most of the students who are in his courses, are educators who are interested in further developing their leadership knowledge and skills. The majority of Richardson’s career was in K-12 public education in Ann Arbor Michigan, where he served as an elementary school principal for fourteen years, Executive Director of Instructional Services for two years and , Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for seven years. and superintendent.
Following his career in Ann Arbor, he served as Superintendent of Schools in Mansfield, Ohio for five years. During the early part of his career he was co-developer of the Effective Discipline Model Program that has been used in districts throughout the country. Richardson has served on many community and professional boards and committees and has received several awards and recognitions for service and accomplishments.