After a ten-year tenure as an upper elementary and middle grades teacher, Joe left the classroom to pursue an MA in Educational Technology from Azusa Pacific University. Joe was a Professor in the Teacher Education Program at the University of California Santa Barbara and at Westmont College from 2004-2010 and currently holds a professorship position at Azusa Pacific University in their education department. His work as a highly acclaimed speaker and respected authority in the fields of education and parent guidance, led to Random House selecting and publishing his book, A Parents’ Guide to the Middle School Years, in 2009.
As CEO and Founder of Sprigeo, Inc, he brings together domain area knowledge and a solid foundation of relationships with key influencers among school districts nationwide and in state level education offices and legal entities. Joe currently serves as the President-Elect on the board of the International Bullying Prevention Association.