Joshua P. Starr has been CEO of PDK International since July 2015. Prior to that, he served as Superintendent of Schools of Montgomery County, MD from 2011-2015 and Stamford, CT from 2005-2011. Dr. Starr started his career as a Special Education teacher in Brooklyn, NY and transitioned to central office leadership in school districts in the New York metropolitan area, including serving as the Director of School Performance and Accountability in the NYC Department of Education. He received a Doctorate and Master’s in Administration, Planning and Social Policy from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Masters in Special Education from Brooklyn College, and a BA in English and History from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.