I enjoy bringing the best out in my students. Over the past 17
years, it has been my privilege to teach everything from Jr. High Science and
Creative Writing, to Physical Education and 7th Grade Confirmation.
BA in Elementary Education from Concordia University, Chicago, Illinois
Joel’s career started in 1988 as teacher/principal in East Los Angeles, and then further north in Oxnard, California. He came to Fort Wayne in 2000. He is a published author.
Highlights the Magazine 2007; "Teacher Miracles” 2010
And for Concordia Publishing House:
My Devotions 2008-2010 ; One in Christ 8th grade curriculum 2012
In addition, he has edited/assisted over 20 Concordia students in becoming published authors.
Joel has served Concordia as tech support for the Hearts Together Service on Sunday mornings, teacher representative for the Board of Education and PTL, Bible study leader, as well as basketball and track coach. Currently, He serves as an Elder and Stephen Minister. Hobbies include: creative writing, playing jazz trombone. He shares Fort Wayne with his wife Bonnie, and two children Melissa and Michelle.