Justin Aglio served as a teacher, award-winning principal, and is now the Director of Innovation at Montour School District in Pennsylvania. During his current tenure at Montour, the district was ranked one of “30 Districts Worth Visiting” by the organization Getting Smart, member of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools, Google Reference District, Schools That Can Innovative Partner, and Common Sense Education Certified District.
Justin has been nationally recognized for helping children and families and as a leader in educational reform. Recently, Justin was selected as a Thought Leader by Future Ready Schools. In 2016, Justin was mentioned as a Edtech and Elearning Top 100 Influencer by Onalytica. Justin was also recognized by the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology (PAECT) as the 2014 Outstanding Leader of the Year and 2013 International Society for Technology of Education (ISTE) as an Emerging Leader. In 2015, Justin was selected to participate in the Presidential Maker Roundtable discussion at the White House.
Justin is a Google Certified Educator, advisor for Science Tots, a member of the Design Team at the Fab Lab Carnegie Science Center, LUMAtic at Human-Centered Design LUMAlab, and Co-Organizer of EdCampPGH. Justin was also one of three featured principals in the book Best Practices of Literacy Leaders: Keys to School Improvement.
Justin has presented at a variety of conferences across the country including Schools That Can National Forum, ASCD, ISTE, Tech & Learning Summit, International Reading Association, and more. He has also published articles for EdSurge, Getting Smart, eSchoolNews, Learning Counsel, and most recently co-authored the cover story for the 2016 December issue of AASA magazine.
Prior to coming to Montour, Justin served as the principal of the Upper School at The Environmental Charter School at Frick Park (ECS). He also served as a principal at Propel Charter Schools and under his leadership, his schools received numerous awards. Justin was a teacher, administrator, and Evening High School Coordinator for Charles County Public Schools, MD.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Waynesburg University, Master of Science in Curriculum and Instruction from McDaniel College, Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility Certificate from California University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing his Doctorate in Leadership and Administration from Point Park University.