Department Overview

  • The responsibilities of the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) are to direct and oversee the academic programs that guarantee the highest quality instruction, curriculum and assessment. The CAO works in collaboration with leaders and administrators to develop and lead the implementation plan for meaningful and relevant professional development for teachers, principals and staff. Additionally, the CAO ensures all programs and initiatives are aligned with the District’s vision, strategic priorities and the needs of each of our scholars, families and the community.

Contact Information

  • 662 S. President Street
    Jackson, MS  39201
    (601) 960-8870

    José A. Salgado

    Dr. José A. Salgado,
    Chief Academic Officer


    Carolyn Amos, Executive Assistant

Last Modified on December 11, 2020