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New Executive Director Named

Posted on: December 1, 2018
Greg Harris
Greg Harris

Greg Harris recently was hired as Executive Director of Southwest Ohio AEYC, which includes the Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus regions.

A former teacher with a varied background in politics, education, public policy and advocacy, Greg has a twenty year career in the non-profit sector.  Most recently, he served as State Director of Students First – the 67,000 member state affiliate of the national organization founded by former DC superintendent Michelle Rhee. Greg’s background also includes work as an Education Policy Officer for KnowledgeWorks, a national education foundation based in Cincinnati. Harris also served on the Governor’s Workforce Policy Board, and is a former Cincinnati City Council member.

Greg earned his MA and PhD at Miami University, and he periodically teaches courses at local universities. He spends his down time with his rescue dogs, attending his sons’ sporting events, and watching his favorite shows on Netflix.