Board of Directors
David W. James, Ed.D.
Position on Board
Ex. Officio Board Member
Began Serving on Project GRAD Akron Board:
“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.”
- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Favorite thing about Project GRAD Akron:
My favorite thing about Project GRAD Akron is the support being provided to our students, putting them on the path to success.
A little about David:
I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from John Adams High School in 1980. I started my career in Akron Public Schools in 1992, becoming superintendent in 2008. My passion is making sure that all students have the opportunity to realize their dreams.