Honoring our Cahn Fellows (2016)

Joshua Long_7618Joshua Long has redesigned the educational program as principal of Southside Occupational Academy in Chicago. Long began his career with Chicago Public Schools as a speech-language pathologist (SLP) after earning a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Speech and Hearing Sciences from Indiana University and a Master’s degree from the University of North Dakota in Communication Disorders. In 2009, after obtaining a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Governors State University, Joshua became a manager for over 100 SLPs across 200 schools. It was during this role when he realized that he wanted to effect change at a higher level and become a school principal.

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