• Jeff Simering has been the Director of Legislative Services for the Council of the Great City Schools since 1994.  Having been actively involved in the development of federal education legislation for over twenty years, he directs the federal legislative activities of the Council as well as works with the federal agencies and advises member school districts on the implementation of national legislation. 

    Prior to joining the Council, he was the principal of a consulting firm that conducted government relations and provided other programmatic and advisory services for school districts, and other public and private entities. Jeff received his law degree from the University of Baltimore.