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Photo of Rand & Kris Harrington: END OF AN ERA-KDS Thanks Departing Head Rand Harrington

As we celebrated the recent Commencement of the Centennial Class of 2022, Kent Denver also bid a fond farewell to Dr. Rand Harrington, who is stepping down after eight successful years as Head of School. 

Kent Denver's transformation under Dr. Harrington's leadership has been truly extraordinary. From a dramatic evolution of wellness resources, individualized learning and faculty professional development to the 100,000 square feet of new and renovated learning spaces, Dr. Harrington's devotion to excellence, innovation and providing transformational educational experiences to Kent Denver students has changed our school for the better.  

When asked how he hopes to be remembered by the Kent Denver community, Dr. Harrington was typically humble.  "I hope people appreciate that, through some times that were pretty challenging, there was steadiness. Behind the scenes, I tried to provide consistency while making decisions in keeping with Kent Denver's values." 

Rand and his wife, Kris, look forward to becoming full time residents of Estes Park, Colorado, where Rand will find new challenges as the founding CEO of the newly-formed Stanley Film Center. Learn more about Dr. Harrington's time at KDS by scrolling through the following multimedia content:
 ⇒ Reflections on Dr. Harrington's Legacy: A video tribute from the KDS community
 ⇒ By the Numbers: See the impact of Dr. Harrington's work across all areas of school life 
 ⇒ In His Own Words: An interview with student editors of The Sun Devils' Advocate 

Reflections on Dr. Harrington's Legacy

Recently, several students, educators, alumni and trustees reflected on Dr. Harrington's lasting legacy as Kent Denver's Head of School. 



Next Up: By the Numbers

By the Numbers: Dr. Harrington's Impact on Kent Denver School

Explore just a few of the ways Dr. Rand Harrington has transformed Kent Denver as we enter our second century of extraordinary teaching and learning. 

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Next Up: In His Own Words

In His Own Words: Dr. Harrington Reflects on Eight Years Leading KDS

As he wrapped up his final weeks as Head of School, Dr. Harrington sat down with editors from the Sun Devils Advocate to discuss his impactful eight years as leader of our school community. 

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Thank You, Dr. Harrington

Kent Denver bids a fond farewell to Dr. Rand Harrington, who is stepping down after eight impactful years as Head of School.