Jim Berto joined the Southern Region Education Board in 2005 as project manager for the Delaware Curriculum and Instructional Review project. Since then, Jim has held several positions, including administrative specialist, TAV coordinator, pathway designer, and research associate. Currently, Jim provides research and marketing support for SREB’s Advanced Career (AC) initiative. Prior to SREB, Jim was a school career and technical education (CTE) director, systemwide CTE coordinator and marketing teacher with Atlanta Public Schools. Jim served in the United States Air Force from 1969-1973 and holds a M.Ed. and Ed.S. in Vocational/Career Development and Marketing Education, respectively, from Georgia State University. He holds a bachelor’s in psychology from the State University of New York at Buffalo.