School Notebook

Trey Calvin

Communications Director

Trey Calvin has always been a believer in the power of human stories as a catalyst for positive change in the world. A graduate of Hendrix College (BA) and Middlebury College (MA), Trey began his career teaching middle school Spanish and Language Arts before moving abroad to work on international aid projects and new media in Peru, Bolivia, and Spain.


Trey’s experience in bilingual advocacy and education led him back to the U.S., where he served in various senior communication positions on local, state, and national political campaigns, and most recently as a federal lobbyist for language education in Washington, DC.


Trey has a decade of communications experience developing strategic, crisis, and branding communication projects, overseeing narrative development and messaging for campaigns, nonprofits, and managing digital marketing and communications campaigns across the country.


Currently, Trey directs the day-to-day communications and marketing initiatives at the Center for Applied Linguistics, where he focuses on promoting the organization’s mission through compelling digital calls to action.