January 22, 2020

Face the Chamber | Dr. Steve Joel, LPS

Jan 22, 2020 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Join us for our first Face the Chamber of 2020 on Jan. 22 with Dr. Steve Joel, superintendent of Lincoln Public Schools. Face the Chamber is a popular luncheon event held seven times annually with speakers addressing a variety of topics including public policy issues and updates on matters affecting business and our quality of life. Featured speakers often include public officials and other prominent members of our community. Admission is $20 ($25 at the door) and includes lunch. Please pre-register to ensure your spot.


Dr. Steve Joel became superintendent of Lincoln Public Schools in 2010. Previously, he served for ten years as superintendent in Grand Island, Nebraska, and eight years in Beatrice, Nebraska. A native of Long Island, New York, he has degrees from Doane College, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and Kansas State University.

Dr. Joel’s leadership has focused on comprehensive solutions to significant school and community issues. Lincoln has grown rapidly to include over 42,000 students and 8,000 staff members. With Dr. Joel’s leadership, Lincoln Public Schools has adopted a comprehensive instructional technology plan and developed The Career Academy leading Nebraska into the next phase of K12 education.

Dr. Joel has been honored with a wide variety of awards and distinctions including: Nebraska Superintendent of the Year and Leadership Excellence by the Educational Resource Development Institute. He is active in many community clubs and coalitions, and serves on a number of boards including the Chamber of Commerce, Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln Community Foundation, The Career Academy and United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County.


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