ELENA BELL, PRINCIPAL
Elena J. Bell is a well-respected leader in education, who is acknowledged for her strong advocacy and strategic leadership in building collaborative school communities that enhance student academic and life achievement. Ms. Bell is the Principal for Peabody and Watkins Elementary Campuses within the Capitol Hill Cluster School. She brings to this position over 10 years of accomplishments in driving advancements in instructional practices and student outcomes, as both a principal and teacher.
MARK BOISVERT, ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Mark Boisvert comes to Watkins Elementary School from DCPS Central Office, where he served as Manager of Elementary Literacy Curriculum and Professional Development. Prior to DCPS, Mark was an elementary teacher and instructional coach in Manchester, NH. Teaching and coaching in this district provided a unique opportunity to serve a diverse population of students, the majority representing immigrants and refugees from around the world. He previously owned a children’s summer theater company, as well as worked as a high school performing arts director. He has degrees from Columbia University, Rivier University, and Hofstra University. Mark is excited to be a member of the Watkins community!
WATKINS TEACHER & STAFF