Darrin Watters
Deputy Superintendent, Business Services
Val Verde Unified School District (CA)

Darrin Watters has served as the Deputy Superintendent, Business Services for the Val Verde Unified School District, located in Southern California’s Riverside County, since October 2013.  Prior to VVUSD, he worked in the private sector consulting California school districts on a variety of financial, facilities and demographic issues for nearly 5 years.  Darrin got his start in education in 1988 as a walk-on football coach and began teaching high school in 1992.  After leaving the classroom and sidelines, he became a site administrator at the high school level before becoming the Assistant Superintendent of Business Services.  During his career, he has overseen 11 newly constructed or modernized K-12 facilities projects in addition to countless small projects.  Prior to his career in education, Darrin worked in the aerospace engineering industry.