Program Director, College and Career Readiness
John Squires is the program director for college and career readiness. He joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2015 as the director of high school to college readiness. John brings more than 25 years of experience creating and managing instructional programs in K-12 and higher education. While at SREB, John has led the implementation of the Literacy Ready and Math Ready courses as well as the Ready for High School courses.
Prior to SREB, John served as a math faculty member and department head at Cleveland State Community College and Chattanooga State Community College, respectively, in the Tennessee Board of Regents system. John holds a bachelor’s in economics from Iowa State University, an a master of arts in teaching in mathematics from Drake University, an M.S. in mathematics from the University of Tennessee, and a doctorate in leadership from the University of the Cumberlands.