Joanne Vakil has taught elementary and middle school for 14 years, over 3 of which have been at an Ohio charter school.  She is currently working towards her PhD in STEM Education at The Ohio State University.

As a Child and Youth Studies Intern Supervisor, she has been able to observe differences in public, private, and charter-school PD opportunities to teachers.  Joanne seeks to offer this website to assist other teachers in viewing what PD workshops, conferences, and courses are available, affordable, and upcoming.