James (Tom) Siler
Director, Statewide Initiatives


James Thomas (Tom) Siler joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2015 as director of statewide initiatives of the school improvement team. He brings more than 35 years of experience as a former school leader and district superintendent. While at SREB, Tom has developed partnerships with districts and schools in several states and works toward improving student outcomes. Tom holds a master’s, education specialist degree and Ph.D. in educational leadership from the University of South Carolina.