Dr. Ralph Pruitt is the ISG assistant superintendent of student services. He has been an educator for over 30 years, both internationally and in the U.S., serving in the roles of school director, special services director, curriculum director, elementary principal, adjunct professor, and teacher. He received his doctorate from Lehigh University in educational leadership and holds a masters degree in special education from The University of Oregon. He is married and has five children and ten grandchildren.
Ralph began his career teaching for SAIS in Taif, Saudi Arabia in 1980. From there, he returned to the United States where he was an elementary principal and special education director for nearly 30 years. In addition, he has served as an administrator in Qatar and Colombia.
His primary goal is to support schools as they serve students who have exceptional academic needs, especially those who struggle. He will be leading an effort to create and sustain a district system that effectively responds to student’s needs using data and research-based interventions.