2018 Visionary Award: Joseph Castoro

 

Joseph CastoroJoe Castoro currently serves as the Assistant Principal of Oldfield Middle School (OMS) in the Harborfields School District. Joe has transformed teaching and learning at OMS to ensure that our students are ready to embark upon successful 21st century careers!

In his role, Joe has provided many technology-focused workshops to the staff in a range of topics to support the integration of technology into classrooms and continue to change the direction of the instructional arrows to foster more student communication and collaboration. Joe worked closely with Oldfield Middle School's librarian and staff to facilitate the creation of a Makerspace and works with teachers in various ways to utilize the space to enhance instruction.

Joe is a former Social Studies teacher that always tried to be ahead of the curve in utilizing technology in his classroom. Joe's passion for learning is currently being met pursuing his doctorate in administration and supervision at St. John's University. He lives in Kings Park with his wife and three children.