David Dimmett

David Dimmett

Senior Vice President and Chief Engagement Officer

Hometown

Evansville, IN

Education

  • The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business (Master of Business Operational Excellence)
  • Indiana University (BA English, MS Education, Secondary Curriculum, and Instruction)
  • Certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Path to PLTW

High school teacher, administrator, and district chief academic officer

As the chief academic officer of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Southwest Indiana, David Dimmett was instrumental in leading innovation and unprecedented improvements in student achievement. With an eye always toward increasing opportunities for students, David facilitated the curriculum and instruction for the district, developed strategic partnerships, and implemented several innovative school models including Early College High School and New Tech Institute using the Project Lead The Way Engineering program.

Today, David leads PLTW’s network of regional vice presidents, directors of school engagement, and the PLTW Solution Center to provide exceptional support and service to PLTW schools and educators across the United States. He passionately supports program quality and growth, as well as coordinates key partnerships and education initiatives to meet the needs of students, educators, schools, and communities.