Bill Ritter was born and raised in Hot Springs and has 16 years of dedication to education in our area. Bill has a bachelor’s degree in music education and master’s degree in public school administration from Henderson State University. After 13 years working in public schools, Bill came to NPC Adult Education in the fall of 2013. He became director on July 1, 2015 and has orchestrated the establishing of classes in the new Garland County Detention Center, an Alternatives to Incarceration program with the Garland County District Court, our program’s move into a new facility, and establishing a center in the HSSD Jones School Administration Building. Bill is the current Chair of the Arkansas Adult Education and Literacy Council Advisory Committee, and the president of the Arkansas Association Administrators of Adult Education.