Executive Director, School Improvement
Steve Broome is executive director for school improvement. He joined the Southern Regional Education Board in 2006 as the director of state development for high schools and middle grades for High Schools That Work, He brought more than 15 years of experience working on issues of education policy and practice in the public education sector. Steve has worked with state and local leaders in 32 states through HSTW. His efforts have enhanced middle and high school students’ experiences in schools, and he has provided technical assistance and professional and leadership development. Additionally, he has guided, advised and influenced state policy makers. Prior to joining SREB, Steve served as the assistant superintendent for high schools for Jackson Public School District in Mississippi. In this role, he assumed responsibility for the supervision of eight high schools and one vocational center, maintained all division personnel services, led areas of staff development and program improvement, and served as community liaison and district spokesperson. Steve holds a Ph.D. in education leadership from the University of Mississippi in Oxford.