Craig Hardimon

Craig brings over 35 years of educational leadership experience, fostering inclusive school cultures and cultivating respectful community relationships. During his career, Craig has served as a special educator, an assistant principal, a principal, and a human resources director supporting students, educators, and families in both urban and suburban settings. As an educational leader, Craig has developed professional development opportunities that have advanced professional learning among administrators, teachers, and service providers, improving their professional knowledge, competency, skills and effectiveness.

Recognizing that unresolved issues can impede progress and mutual understanding, Craig has helped organizations facilitate a wide range of difficult conversations, recognizing that communication, valuing individual contributions, and developing and maintaining respect for each stakeholder drives positive resolutions and outcomes.

Craig holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History and Art from Ripon College, a Master’s Degree in Education (Special Education: Severe and Profound) from Howard University, a Master’s Degree in Education (Special Education: Moderate) from the University of Massachusetts: Amherst, and Administrative licensure from Lesley University.