Joshua Starr, Ed. D

Chief Executive Officer, PDK International

Joshua Starr became chief executive officer for PDK International in 2015. Dr. Starr was previously superintendent of schools in Montgomery County, MD and Stamford, CT. Dr. Starr’s career includes teaching special education, being a central office leader in NJ, and serving as director of school performance and accountability in the New York City Department of Education. Dr. Starr has a bachelor’s degree in English and History from the University of Wisconsin, a master’s degree in special education from Brooklyn College, and a master’s and doctorate in education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education. He and his wife have three kids in public schools.