A Path and a Purpose
Gene Bottoms' Career in What Works in Schools
After a 60-year career in education, Gene Bottoms, senior vice president of SREB, retired in April 2018. His contributions to education in the southern region and beyond are difficult to overestimate. In 31 years with SREB, Bottoms helped revamp career education in America and set in place school improvement practices that have improved the prospects of hundreds of thousands of students.