Dr. Jesse Register, Director of Schools
Dr. Register, nationally recognized for his work in urban education reform, brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the district as the city and state work diligently to meet the needs of all 78,000 students. Some highlights of his career include overseeing the successful merging of Hamilton County Schools and Chattanooga City Schools, serving in numerous roles as a consultant for urban education reform, serving as a visiting Associate Professor for Urban Education at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, serving on the national support team that developed the Superintendent’s Leadership Academy for the State of Arkansas, and serving as Senior advisor for district leadership for the Annenberg Institute for School Reform at Brown University. Most recently, Dr. Register has been a key advocate of Tennessee’s successful $500 million Race to the Top application and is serving on the Governor’s Teacher’s Evaluation Advisory Committee. Read more about Dr. Register.