Dr. Keisha Scarlett is Chief Academic Officer for Seattle Public Schools and formerly served as Chief of Equity, Partnerships and Engagement. Keisha’s vast educational leadership experiences range from her early career in the STEM field at The Boeing Company to middle school teacher, principal, and numerous central office leadership positions in Seattle Public Schools. Dr. Scarlett has dedicated her career to advocate for both academic opportunities and environments which tap into the inherent brilliance of students, particularly students furthest from educational justice. In 2014, Keisha Scarlett was named Washington State Middle Level Principal of the Year. She was recipient of University Council for Educational Administrator (UCEA) Excellence in Educational Leadership Award in 2013.