Meet the Team

Joe Fullerton

MAX Teaching Consultant

Joseph Fullerton has been an educator for the past 18 years.  Currently serving as a Principal of a comprehensive technical high school, he has vast experience teaching mathematics, developing curriculum, and modeling instructional strategies to engage students in the learning process and working with staff to improve the overall culture of the school.  Joe has experience working with all disciplines and enjoys working with students and teachers.  Certified as a math teacher, principal, assistant director and superintendent, Joe spends a great deal of his day in classrooms to continue to grow as an educator along with his staff.  Joe believes in building relationships with students and staff in order to make all instructional strategies more effective.

Joe currently resides in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and has two children, Alexis and Ethan.

Bucks County Technical High School

  • Principal of a comprehensive technical high school grades 9-12
  • Responsible for supervision of 3 administrative staff, 1500 students and 50 staff members
  • Shares instructional strategies as needed to promote engaging, integrated classrooms
  • Supervisor of the Wellness Committee
  • Responsible for the budget of all academic areas and three technical academies
  • Responsible for organizing and hosting Back to School Night
  • Works closely with the Management Assistants to maintain positive discipline choices by students
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive atmosphere
  • Works closely with the Special Education and Pupil Services Offices to promote a healthy school climate


Director of Curriculum
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center  

9/2011 to Present

  • Maintain and develop the curriculum and task lists for 50+ programs
  • Supervise Instructional Coaches as they introduce academic integration into technical programs.
  • Member of the Lancaster-Lebanon IU13 Curriculum Coordinators group
  • Responsible for maintaining accreditation standards for all programs including the re-accreditation for individual programs
  • Maintain program approvals for all secondary programs through the Bureau of Career and Technical Education
  • Introduce instructional and assessment techniques to meet the needs of all instructors and learners
  • Design and monitor remediation program to help sending districts meet the requirements of the Keystone Exams
  • Work closely with Special Projects Coordinator to develop articulation agreements with post-secondary institutions
  • Assist Post-Secondary Director in the development of post-secondary offerings


Dean of Students/Program Development Specialis
Lenape Tech

9/2005 to 9/2011

  • Armstrong County Career Awareness
    • Duties included development of career portfolio program for students in Grades    7, 8 and 10.  Worked closely with Counselors and Teachers from all sending schools to organize classroom presentations using various reading and writing strategies.  Students completed portfolio each year highlighting their goals and plans for their future.
    • Curriculum Coordinator, Grant writing, Supervisor of Remediation Program
    • Supervised tutors in the implementation of Study Island PSSA preparation software along with Keys 2 Work Career preparation software.  Keys 2 Work is presented by Smart Futures and allows students to explore careers while providing them an opportunity to improve skills necessary to attain careers they are interested in.  
    • Supervised Mathematics Department.
    • Worked with sponsoring districts with data analysis to make sure students were making necessary improvements to become lifelong learners.
    • Handled student discipline and professional development for staff
  • Adult Education Coordinator
    • Maintained and managed Adult Education budget, interviewed potential Adult Education instructors and helped schedule classes.
  • Presenter-Professional Development
    • Attended and presented at several state (Integrated Learning Conference) and national (High Schools That Work) conferences.
    • Participant- National Research Center for Career and Technical Education
    • Worked with other math teachers and automotive teachers to find a successful way of teaching students embedded math in technical curriculum.  Participated in a review of the study with members of the Federal Department of Education.

Permanent Teacher
Lenape Tech

1999 to 9/2005

  • Mathematics Instructor Grades 11 and 12
  • Sponsored Student Government and Mathematics Team
  • Skilled in different learning and assessment strategies to meet needs of diverse learners

March 2011            
Indiana Wesleyen University      4.0 QPA

  • Obtained Masters Degree in Education 

May 2009               
Indiana University of PA             4.0 QPA

  • Obtained Principal Certification K-12

March 2005
Various Universities 3.9 QPA

  • Courses taken at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, California University of Pennsylvania, Drake University, Colorado State University, and Indiana Wesleyan University to obtain permanent certification.
  • Classes included experiences in using the internet to improve classroom instruction and strategies to becoming a high performing teacher.

May 1997
Slippery Rock University 2.8 QPA

  • Bachelors of Science in Education, Secondary Mathematics
  • Recipient of Board of Governors full tuition scholarship
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Pennsylvania Association of Career and Technical Administrators
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • School Board Director, Penn Manor School District
  • School Board Representative, Lancaster-Lebanon IU13
  • Security Guard, Pittsburgh Pirates
  • HSTW Career Education and Data  Committee Leader
  • Student Government Sponsor
  • Supervisor of Lenape Tech Mathematics Department 
  • Umpire, Dayton Little League
  • President, Lenape Teachers Association  
  • AWARE Team Member
  • Armstrong Manufacturing Consortium Member
  • Armstrong County Workforce Forum Member, Co-Chair of Career Pathways Committee
  • Strongland and Allegheny Valley Business Education Committee Member
  • Armstrong STEM Member
  • President, Armstrong-Indiana Drug and Alcohol Commission
  • Vice-President, Dayton Borough Council
  • Girls Varsity Basketball Coach, Kittanning High School 
  • Girls Assistant Varsity Basketball Coach (Volunteer), West Shamokin High School