Anthony J. Bent, Ed.D.
Anthony Bent holds a bachelor’s degree, master’s degree, and doctorate from Boston College. His career includes the following: foreign language teacher, high school department head, and district coordinator of foreign languages. He also has held central office positions in Watertown, and was superintendent in Shrewsbury for fifteen years. In 2008-2009, Dr. Bent was president of the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents (MASS). From 2009-2014, he was interim superintendent in three districts (Masconomet Regional, Leominster, Groton-Dunstable). Dr. Bent was elected to the Wellesley School Committee in 2015.
Dr. Bent’s current work centers on coaching superintendents of schools using an organic framework that emerges from the needs of superintendents and the specific challenges that they face in their respective district. Additionally, he chairs the Global Studies-21st Century Skills Committee of MASS.
Also under the auspices of MASS, Dr. Bent co-leads the Assistant Superintendent Leadership Seminars (ASLS), a program that focuses on developing the leadership capacity of Assistant Superintendents and other Central Office administrators.