Dr. Joe Tilley is a curriculum and instructional designer and educational consultant with Center for Responsive Schools. He received his bachelor of science from Middle Tennessee State University, master of science from the University of Memphis, and doctor of education from Middle Tennessee State University. He has taught special education in kindergarten through eighth grade in various metropolitan districts, including Memphis, Atlanta, and Nashville. Joe also served as a multi-site special education coach at the district level for Metro Nashville Public Schools. Joe joined Center for Responsive Schools to share his passion for social-emotional learning with other educators. In his spare time, he enjoys time with his family, the outdoors, and his two fur children, Harvey and Roxie.