Joanna moved to Tulsa in 2010 to join the Teach For America staff, where she worked for 5 years as an instructional coach with Tulsa Public Schools. She has worked in nearly every low-income schools in TPS. Joanna moved into the Kendall-Whittier neighborhood in 2013 in large part due to her family’s desire to contribute to Growing Together’s community revitalization efforts. She recently transitioned to be an assistant superintendent in charge of curriculum in Cleveland, Oklahoma, but still lives in Tulsa. Joanna is on the board of the Carrera Program at Union Public Schools.