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About Company: Who We Are: William R. Buchanan, ABD

Executive Director and President of the Board

2011 Ph.D. k-12 Educational Leadership TUI University (Cypress, CA)
2010 A.M. Urban Education Policy Brown University (Providence, RI)
2008 M.A.Ed Teaching and Instruction TUI University (Cypress, CA)
2006 B.M. Jazz Composition Berklee College of Music (Boston, MA)


Dr. Buchanan is the founder and executive director of Performing Arts & Creative Education Solutions Consulting.  Born and raised on the South Side of Providence, RI, he is a product of the Providence Public Schools. 

After completing high school at the Hope Essential School, he enrolled in the Berklee College of Music.  He completed his Bachelors of Music in Jazz Composition in 2006 and spent the next three years serving in the US Army's 1st Armored Division Band.  While deployed to Iraq, he completed his first Master's Degree in Teaching and Instruction and enrolled in a PhD in k-12 Educational Leadership.  Following his initial enlistment, he was awarded the Urban Education Fellowship in Urban Education Policy from Brown University's Department of Education. He completed the Urban Education Policy program at Brown in 2010 and has kept busy since then working as a consultant focusing on education policy, research, and evaluation, in addition to consultating on a variety of quantitative and qualitative studies.

Contact Dr. Buchanan: Director@paces-consulting.org


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