Staff Directory

Joe chairs CWA’s Academic Leadership Team and assists in program design and curriculum development with an emphasis on project-based learning. He also coaches CWA’s Middle and Upper School robotics teams, and facilitates design-thinking experiences with students, educators, and the wider community. With more than 20 years in schools, Joe has taught in community colleges, artist residences, and boarding schools. He’s transformed empty parking lots into classrooms for designing and building tiny homes, and he’s facilitated the redesign of libraries, community spaces, and fabrication labs. As a consultant, Joe has helped launch new school campuses, and has helped schools develop new programs, redefine values, and operationalize strategic plans. In addition to his work with Charles Wright, Joe directs Leadership+Design’s UnMastered program, a seven-week learning experience for school leaders seeking to develop a stance toward realizing the future of teaching and learning in their schools. Outside of his work in schools, Joe enjoys mountain biking, trail running, gardening, and spending time with his wife and two daughters.