SBOE Appointment

EVSC Executive Director Reappointed to State Board of Education
Posted on 07/02/2018
Governor Eric Holcomb recently announced the reappointment of EVSC Executive Director B.J. Watts to the Indiana State Board of Education. Watts, who was selected by fellow board members to serve as Vice-Chair in 2018, will continue to serve on the 11-member board through June 30, 2022.

Watts spent 17 years as a teacher and coach with the EVSC and is currently serving as the executive director of the new EVSC initiative OptIN, a program that educates students on their options - either post-secondary or career - that best match their interests and strengths, and gives them a clear path for success.

“It has always been, and will continue to be, an honor to serve on the Indiana State Board of Education and I am humbled by the confidence of Governor Holcomb,” Watts said. “I truly believe that my experience with the EVSC and the high-quality work being done in this corporation allows me to bring valuable knowledge to the State Board of Education that will allow us to positively impact the education of all students in Indiana.”

Watts was originally appointed to the State Board in 2011 by Governor Mitch Daniels and reappointed by former Governor and current Vice President Mike Pence in 2015.