Early Care and Education Consultant

In August 2022, Joanne joined Vital Communities as a consultant for the Early Childhood Education Initiative. She is currently the Superintendent of Schools for the Lebanon School District. In this role, she is responsible for oversight of 360 staff members, an annual budget of $45 million, implementation of the Lebanon School Board vision and three-year…

Director of Place-Based Learning (he/his)

John Drew joined Vital Communities in August of 2022 as the Director of Place-Based Learning. He spent a long-time as a biology and environmental science teacher and school administrator, seeking to help students develop an appreciation for a sense of place and their important role in a host of interconnected systems. He also draws experience…