Robert Witt has forty-five years of service in the field of education as a teacher, school administrator, and was the founding Executive Director of the Hawaii Association of Independent Schools (HAIS). During his twenty-five years as the head of HAIS, he focused primarily upon designing and directing professional development programs for senior level business executives and community leaders. Robert has considerable experience at both the national and state level in the design, development and improvement of school accreditation strategies and guidelines. He holds a B.A. in English Literature and a B.S. in Secondary Education, both from the University of Cincinnati, and a M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Ohio University.