Organisation: Pencils of Promise
Joe is the Pedagogy Innovation Specialist at Pencils of Promise, an innovative “for purpose” nonprofit organisation providing quality education in the developing world. He has over 16 years of experience in education, focused on implementing highly effective institutional practices to improve student learning and academic performance.
Prior to joining Pencils of Promise, Joe was a teacher in the Lawrence Township Public School system in Lawrenceville, New Jersey where he received the 2014 NJ Governor’s Teacher Recognition Award. Within his own classrooms, Joe encouraged interactive and collaborative learning through technology by incorporating Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLEs), educational software, social media, Google Drive and the Internet. He served as a presenter at the ISTE Conference in June 2015, presenting on the topic “Schools, Not Factories.”