Dr. William “Flip” Clay: Biography

Dr. William Clay

Dr. William "Flip" Clay is the CEO of Rhyming to Respect, LLC. He is a dynamic, energetic, creative, and nationally acclaimed consultant, writer, and speaker who has been on the Steve Harvey Morning Show with Mr. Tony Richards. Dr. Clay was also featured in the education section of the Washington Post, and featured on WTTG/WDCA Fox 5 News in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Clay will be a featured contributor in the 2013 College Board School Counseling Journal Series Transforming the Educational Experience of Young Men of Color. Dr. Clay was recently recognized as the "2012 Metropolitan Baltimore Alliance of Black School Educators Educator of the Year." In 2010, the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice of the United States; Justice Sonia Sotomayor recognized Dr. Clay as an extraordinary role model and leader. Dr. Clay is the founder of (Men of Ardmore) M.O.A, a data-driven, successful, elementary empowerment program.

Dr. Clay is also a member of several professional organizations that include the National Alliance of Black School Educators, the Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, American School Counselor Association and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated. A graduate of Charleston Job Corps, Dr. Clay holds an undergraduate degree from West Virginia State College and a graduate degree from Virginia State University. Dr. Clay recently completed his doctoral degree from Argosy University; The American School of Professional Psychology in Washington D.C.