Chair, Department of Health,
Exercise Science & Secondary Education Professor of Education
Dr. William "Bill"
Estes came to Lee in 1998 as an assistant professor of education and now serves
as Chair of the Department of Health, Exercise Science & Secondary
Education. Prior to coming to Lee, Estes served as the principal at
Orange Charter School in Hillsborough, N.C. , taught for the Chapel Hill -
Carrboro School District during the summers of 1996 and 1997, and was a 9th
grade civics teacher in the Little Rock School District for six years.
He has also been a technical trainer, a computer skills instructor, a Paideia
Seminar Trainer, a teaching assistant, a research assistant, and a Carolina
Teaching Fellows program assistant at the University of North Carolina at
Locally Estes is a member of Cleveland’s City Council, serves on the board of
Habitat for Humanity, is a committee member of the Greenway Advisory Board, and
serves on the State Task Force for Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention.