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Meet the Superintendent

 As the superintendent of Benton Harbor Area Schools, Dr. Butts brings a wealth of educational and leadership experience to our school system.

Dr. Butts holds several degrees including a master’s degree in teaching and a doctoral degree in educational leadership. As a well-rounded leader, Dr. Butts has been recognized for his focus on increasing parental involvement, collaboration with educators, and a strong focus on utilizing data to make decisions that are best for students. In his tenure as the Principal of Fair Plain Middle School, he fostered a culture of leadership and responsibility that served as an example for excellence. 

“I am humbled to be chosen for Interim Superintendent of Benton Harbor Area Schools. I hope to be a servant leader and an agent of change for the students, teachers, staff and community. I strive to do my best while serving as Interim Superintendent to continue to create a conducive learning environment for our students, merit raises for our teachers, and improve our facilities as our students, faculty and staff deserve the very best to be globally competitive.”

Dr. Kelvin Butts