Antonia Watts

School Board Vice Chair
Howard County (MD) School Board

Antonia Barkey Watts is currently serving as the Board Vice Chair and serves on the Board's Legislative Committee and as the Board's liaison to the Howard County Recreation and Parks Board. Mrs. Watts also serves on the Maryland Association of Boards of Education (MABE) Nominating Committee. She has worked in education since 2011, holding a variety of roles such as classroom teacher, instructional technology specialist, adjunct professor, private tutor and online ESL teacher. Mrs. Watts previously worked as an engineer in crash and safety testing for Toyota, where she analyzed data and then derived cost effective, yet innovative solutions based on that data. Mrs. Watts has a master’s degree in secondary education from the University of Michigan; a master’s degree in bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley; and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Delaware. Mrs. Watts resides in Elkridge with her husband and two young children, who currently attend Howard County public schools.