Program Profiles
Calvin J. Watts

Current Title
Superintendent
Current Organization
Kent School District

The Broad Academy 2018-2019


As superintendent in Kent School District, Calvin J. Watts introduced a bold five-year strategic planning process to improve outcomes for all students. Under his leadership, the district has instituted it’s first-ever race and equity policy and decreased exclusionary discipline practices — particularly for students of color — while increasing access to rigorous course content, including the first ninth-grade Advanced Placement course ever offered in the district. Calvin also is leveraging the district’s one-to-one digital device initiative to support blended learning and address individual student needs.

Current Title
Superintendent
Current Organization
Kent School District