Kent has 28 years of experience in public education as a teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent, having led a variety of building and district initiatives throughout his career. He has extensive experience in facilitating committees tasked with developing and implementing educational programs, prioritizing capital facility improvements, and creating new attendance area boundaries.
Kent is experienced in developing educational leaders through collaborative support protocols, and in motivating diverse teams to focus their efforts on improving organizational structures and processes by embracing change.
Kent enjoys hiking with his wife and two dogs in the wheat fields that surround his 13-acre property. He enjoys seeing the Mariners play at spring training in Arizona and travels to various parts of the country each year.
“As a leader, my goal is to inspire those around me to reach their full potential. I strive to empower school districts to find solutions to meet their enrollment and boundary adjustment needs.”
Master’s in Education Administration:
Washington State University, 1998
Bachelor of Arts, Secondary Mathematics, with Honors:
Western Washington University
Washington Superintendent Certificate:
Washington State University
·Association of Washington School Principals
·Washington Association of School Administrators
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
Northeast School Principals Association of Washington—President 2008–11
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
We’ve seen even the most experienced school district leaders make a few missteps that can derail an attendance area boundary planning project. Working with school districts of all sizes across the country has taught us that if a few key...Kent Martin