Joan Pinkerton, MSEd, has had a 40-year career in education, spanning from classroom teacher to staff developer for New York City to curriculum director to district supervisor to principal. Having worked in both suburban and urban districts has given her a unique perspective on how all students learn and how to make learning accessible from struggling students to our gifted students.

Ms. Pinkerton received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Ohio State University, in Columbus Ohio as well as an administration degree (MA) from the College of New Rochelle in New York.