Joel Ableidinger

JOE ABLEIDINGER is a consultant with Public Impact. His work focuses on a variety of education policy issues, including emerging technologies in education, human capital management, and charter schools. Before joining Public Impact, Mr. Ableidinger taught high school English with the Fulbright Program in Korea and started a family resource center at an underperforming elementary school as an Americorps VISTA Volunteer. Mr. Ableidinger received his B.A. with highest honors from Duke University, his Masters in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and his law degree with honors from Harvard Law School.



Public debate continues to rage about the role of public charter schools in education reform. Policymakers and philanthropists across the political spectrum – some with qualifications, others with none at all – have flocked to support charters as an alternative to district schools with stagnant learning outcomes. In response, critics of charters such as Diane […]