Dr. Terry Grier is Superintendent of the San Diego Unified School District. Prior to this position, Dr. Grier was Superintendent of Guilford County Schools in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he introduced middle college high schools and implemented them on six different college campuses there. He has published over 45 articles in educational journals, presented at numerous educational conferences, and consulted nationally and internationally. Among his accomplishments include receiving the American Association of School Administrators’ Effie H. Jones Award for his support of women and minorities in education. He is the co-author of ‘Middle College High Schools: A Meaningful Option for Disconnected High School Students’.