Spotlight on Dr. Shawn Joseph


Dr. Shawn Joseph is Co- Director of the AASA/ Howard Urban Superintendent Academy and Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership, Administration and Policy at Howard University.  He previously served as a Visiting Associate Professor, Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy at Fordham University. Dr. Shawn Joseph's passion for equity and social justice has led him to serve in a number of positions in the world of education. He has been an English teacher, school administrator, central office administrator, and superintendent in Maryland, Delaware, and Tennessee. His work as the superintendent of Metro Nashville Public Schools resulted in schools that are more equitable and accelerated growth for all student groups in both reading and mathematics.