Joe Graham is a principal at John Fiske Elementary School in Kansas City, Kansas. He has twenty years of experience as an urban educator and mentor, working in both elementary and secondary settings. Over the years, Joe has developed a deep appreciation for his students and the communities from which they come, for he believes his students have taught him enduring lessons about life, and in particular change and resiliency. He hopes to build relationships with others who advocate to meet the needs of all students.
Joe has been married to Becky for twenty years, and they have three children: Oscar, Nell, and Sawyer. Becky also works as a middle school teacher. Joe and Becky love to travel with the kids, so the family not only creates memories but also new learning experiences. Ultimately, Becky and Joe want these learning experiences to help the kids develop a deeper understanding of Jesus and who they are in Him.