Dr. David Snead is ending his 11-year stint as Superintendent of Waterbury Schools when he retires on October 31st, 2011. The following information about Dr. Snead is from his website at www.waterbury.k12.ct.us Photograph by John Murray
David Snead is currently the Superintendent of the Waterbury (CT) Public Schools; a position he has held since August, 2000. The district, a department of the City of Waterbury, serves over 18,000 students (28% African American, 42% Hispanic, 28% white) with an annual budget of approximately $140 million. A native of Detroit, Dr. David L. Snead is a product of the Detroit Public School system. After serving as a volunteer in the U.S. Army for three years, he attended Tuskegee University in Alabama and graduated with a BS in Education with Honors. In addition, he attained the distinction "Institute Scholar" and was named an All-American in football.