” Joseph Herrity has demonstrated outstanding service toward improving the well being of Iowa children through his work ……at the Iowa Department of Education. Joe has worked tirelessly as the vital link in developing many high-quality after-school initiatives that have enhanced community involvement for youth and added depth to the learning that takes place in school……It is because of the dedication and selfless service of remarkable individuals and organizations that Iowa’s children are offered a wide range of of recreational, educational, and social-betterment opportunities that will enrich their lives for years to come.”Governor Thomas J. Vilsack State of Iowa Certificate of Appreciation Above and Beyond August 26, 2004
Being a consultant and providing objective, unbiased recommendations and advice based on their professional judgment happens when a qualified individual has practice doing and sharing his or her expertise with numerous clients.
An educational consultant may be generalists, but most tend to specialize. Joe specializes in public policy, school improvement, educational change, organizational improvement, and federal grant management and works at the national, state, regional and local levels with school boards, governing boards, national associations, and community groups sharing a relationship with schools.
Joe is an educational consultant who has over 35 years of practice being a consultant in educational planning. He has worked hard to stay abreast of all changes in his field and can consult, train and provide the technical assistance needed to better understand how to be effective. Most consulting is specialized and designed to meet the needs of individual clients. His professional advise and judgment is respected by many decision-makers, legislative leaders, and program leaders for being accurate and unbiased.