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Dr. Roger Harris

Superintendent/CEO, ‎Boston Renaissance Charter Public School

Dr. Roger F. Harris has devoted 38 years working with youth in Boston’s public schools. He presently serves as President and Chief Executive Officer &Superintendent of the Boston Renaissance Charter Public School Foundation. Dr. Harris is the founder and president of Urban School Specialists, LLC. He is the Executive Producer of The Positive Youth Project and It Takes A Village educational series aired on Boston Neighborhood Network television. Dr. Harris is 2nd vice President of the Board of Directors for the Massachusetts Charter Public School Association and vice President of the Boston Charter School Alliance. He is the former Principal of the two-time National Blue Ribbon Award winning Timilty Middle School. He is a co-founder of the award-winning Roxbury Preparatory Charter School. Dr. Harris has worked in both charter and traditional Boston public high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools as a classroom teacher, athletic coach, mentor, dean, assistant headmaster, and principal, earning national and international recognition as an outstanding urban educator. Dr. Harris travels extensively to China, serving as a delegate to the Chinese Bridge to American Schools Program and has developed partnerships and exchange programs with Chinese Universities and K-12 schools.