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Rick is an award-winning educator and teacher-leader. He is known for his innovations in classroom teaching, instructional technology, and professional contributions to education.


Rick blogs after each school visit. He focuses on his platform priorities of equity, balanced literacy and job-embedded professional learning.

Speaking and Professional Learning


Rick is a regular presenter and speaker at education conferences. He has also presented to individual schools, districts, and other educational organizations.


Climb Your Own Everest

Rick Joseph seeks to promote greater equity, literacy skills and job-embedded professional learning in schools throughout the state of Michigan, across the USA and around the world.

What his students say:

Mr. Joe makes learning fun! I feel lucky to be in his class.

Niyathi - 6th grade student

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