E. Wayne Gent, an educator and leader dedicated to high standards, has served in the field of education for the past thirty years. His commitment to instructional leadership is exemplified daily as he embraces the opportunity and challenge to align education with workforce development in Palm Beach County. His commitment to coordinate business development in this county with business industry clusters and education curriculum is evident.
Mr. Gent has served as a teacher and principal, area superintendent, appointed principal in residence by the Commissioner of Education, assistant superintendent of curriculum and Chief Officer of Administration.
Mr. Gent is a husband, father of two boys, and coach on a community basketball league. He balances well his family commitment with that of the School District. Mr. Gent’s educational background includes a Bachelors Degree from Mars Hill College, Master of Education Degree from the University of Georgia, and post graduate studies at Florida Atlantic University.
Mr. Gent embraces the opportunities in leading this District as he builds stellar leadership teams, works to balance the budget, and creates a district climate placing a high value on all employees and students.