Dr. Robert Voelkel earned his Ed.D. in Educational Leadership with a focus in social justice. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts with an emphasis in Education and a Master of Arts in Education with an emphasis in Curriculum and Instruction. He is a practitioner with over 20 years experience, serving as an elementary and middle school teacher, middle school assistant principal, and middle school principal. His research interests include school reform, learning communities, school and district level leadership, and social justice.