2017 Honorary Chair:
Dr. Kevin Holt
San Marcos Unified School District
As Superintendent of San Marcos Unified, Dr. Holt is the District's Chief Instructional Leader and the Secretary to the Governing Board. Discovering his passion for education at an early age, Dr. Holt began his employment with the public school system at age 18 working as an instructional aide at an elementary school. He began presiding over SMUSD in September 2006, and serves as the District's chief spokesperson and liaison to the cities of San Marcos, Carlsbad, and Vista. Because of his strong commitment to public service and leadership, he is a member of the Rotary Club, a board member of The San Marcos Promise, and the chair of the San Diego County Achievement Gap Task Force. Dr. Holt holds a Masters in Education Administration from California State University, Los Angeles and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of California, San Diego.