JoAnne Duncan

JoAnne Duncan has worked in public education for the past 16 years serving in a variety of roles: Kindergarten teacher, First Grade Teacher, Reading Intervention, Early Learning Coordinator and for the past 4 years as been an Elementary School Principal. She has published pieces in, Staying Grounded: 12 Principles for Transforming School Leader Effectiveness, by Dr. Michael J. Hynes and Actually I can, Inspiration, Empowerment, and Leadership by, Dr. Lori Koerner. She has published pieces for the International Literacy Association. JoAnne has presented at Literacy Conferences across the country. She is driven by a strong belief that each child/person has unique gifts and talents and it is one of her prime responsibilities to recognize and celebrate the unique gifts and talents that each child brings to school. She believes in the power of nature to teach life lessons. She spent several years working as a fly-fishing guide on a remote river in Southwest Alaska where she deepened her love and appreciation of the outdoors. Life is short. Do all the good you can and be the change you wish to see in the world.