Degrees and Certifications:
Master’s Degree in Education Master’s Degree in Administration
Darren Calvert was elected to the board in May of 2017. Mr. Calvert and his wife, Carrie, have lived in the district for the past 19 years, and have a son who attends Potranco Elementary. As a native Texan, born and raised in a military family, Mr. Calvert is well acquainted with the values of service and dedication. Being raised in a family of public servants instilled in him a profound sense of patriotism and commitment to his community. During his extensive career in education, he has obtained a Master’s Degree in both education and administration from UT San Antonio and Lamar University respectively. Mr. Calvert has worked the entire gamut of public educational settings. He began in the classroom as a Teacher’s Assistant for two years, followed by six years as a middle school teacher, three years as a Behavior Specialist, and seven years as a school counselor. He is currently the principal of Irene L. Chavez Excel Academy High School in Northside ISD. During these years of working directly with students, staff, administrators and families, he has gained valuable experience and insight that will translate well into advocacy for the children and families of the Medina Valley ISD.