Office of the Superintendent
About the Superintendent
Dr. Errick L. Greene was appointed superintendent of Jackson Public Schools in October 2018, shortly after the state had announced its plan to take over the persistently failing school district. He quickly led his team and the broader community in developing a bold new vision and strategic plan for the district, and restructured the central offices to better support schools and increase overall efficiency. Under Dr. Greene’s leadership, the school district improved one letter grade on the state’s accountability system in his first year, increased private funding to support the strategic efforts, and made significant strides in resolving the numerous state standard violations.
Dr. Greene’s commitment and service in the field of education extends more than 28 years, and across several states and the District of Columbia. He started his impressive career as a middle and upper elementary school teacher before serving as a principal, principal supervisor, educational consultant, and senior district leader.
Prior to joining the team in Jackson, Dr. Greene served as the Chief of Schools with Tulsa Public Schools, where he led the instructional leadership, family support services, and the district athletics teams. His principal objectives were to implement the district’s key learning initiatives, to build the capacity of school leaders to meet the needs of diverse learners and to ensure that schools created safe and engaging environments to foster student achievement.
Demonstrating his commitment to life-long learning, Dr. Greene has earned several degrees: a doctoral degree in Educational and Organizational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania; two master's degrees in Education – one from Trinity University and another from Howard University; and a bachelor's degree from Howard University.
His love for education was inspired at an early age by his third-grade teacher, Mrs. Grandberry. She expected great things from her students and made no secret of her love and dedication to them. Dr. Greene’s career has been fueled by the life-changing experiences that he had as a student and by his unwavering commitment to providing an equitable and excellent education for all others.