David Hemphill

Dr. David C Hemphill has engaged with young people for 30 years through public education. He spent the first 16 years teaching science and coaching various sports before starting his journey as an administrator over the past 14 years. Dr. Hemphill has been involved with PDK at the local level, serving in multiple positions which included Chapter President. Before being elected to the Board of Directors for PDK International, he helped to get the Future Educators of America to the table for state CTSO organizations in Nebraska. He was elected to the PDK International Board of Directors in 2015.

Dr. Hemphill believes strongly in public education and the work that is done for our students. He is a staunch supporter of our educators in the tireless work that they do each and every day for our students and the betterment of our nation.

About PDK International

Established in 1906, PDK International supports teachers and school leaders by strengthening their interest in the profession through the entire arc of their career.

We honor educators as professionals who learn daily from their work and want to share their knowledge with others to transform the lives of their students and their own specialized work.

As a social sector organization, we elevate the discourse around teaching and learning with the goal of transforming the student experience to ensure that every child has access to a high-quality education.