K12 Inc. adds former DC city council member to its board
Herndon-based K12 Inc. has added a board member.
Kevin P. Chavous, a supporter of national education reform that includes charter schools and parental choice programs, has been elected to the company’s board.
“His expertise as an accomplished author, sought-after speaker and leading advocate on behalf of students and families will add a valuable perspective to our board,” Nate Davis, executive chairman K12’s board of directors said in a statement.
Chavous was a former member of the Washington, D.C., city council and chair of the council's education committee. He previously served on the board of the Friendship Charter Schools in Washington and is a founding board member and executive counsel to the American Federation for Children.
Chavous is a graduate of Wabash College where he was an NCAA District All-American in basketball. He also graduated from the Howard University School of Law, where he was president of his graduating class.
K12 is a technology education company with online school programs and for students pre-K through high school.