Joan Hughes Bell, M.Ed

Joan Hughes Bell is currently working with the Seattle Public Schools, a large urban school district comprised of 47,000 students in 97 schools.

She is qualified with a Masters of Education in Administration (Principal, K-12), and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education; major in special education & secondary education, Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho.

She is a highly motivated, innovative, and inspirational educator and leader with over 20 years of loyal service in the advancement of public education and students.

She is an excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, verbal, written, and computer skills; able to interact superbly with students, parents, staff/team, and the community. Joan is proficient in the coordination of people and resources – motivating, developing, and directing non-profit agencies and staff in the creation and efficient management of programs. She is a skilled assessor/evaluator, with a focus on establishing and promoting high standards for both students, teachers, and program development.

She demonstrates a solid commitment to her profession through continuing education. Possessing a strong desire to support global issues impacting children’s education, she is a model for impeccable professionalism, integrity, and work ethic.