NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Chief Academic Officer Jay Steele announced Monday he is leaving his position with Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Steele’s last day with the school system will be Friday. According to a release, he is taking a position with an educational non-profit organization.
“On behalf of our staff and students, we greatly appreciate Dr. Steele’s service to our school district. His work most notably led to the transformation of our high schools through the Academies of Nashville model. As a result, our district has been nationally recognized for our high school reform,” Interim Director of Schools Chris Henson said.
Henson said Steele’s position will be filled once a permanent Director of Schools is hired.