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Better today than yesterday, McGuffey will T.E.A.C.H.
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Mr. Matthew Wolfe, Principal

I am thrilled and honored to serve as principal at Joe Walker Elementary School. I have over 19 years of experience in education. My inspiration for a career in education was developed as a Course Director at the Colorado Outward Bound School.  I witnessed positive transformation of students on each course as we explored the backcountry in Utah and Colorado. I then decided to pursue my first Master of Education degree in Elementary Education at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. I was an elementary classroom teacher in a variety of different school settings in Virginia, Colorado, and eventually returning to my home state of Pennsylvania. After teaching for 13 years, I decided to become an administrator based on my strong desire to positively impact an entire school community.  I pursued my second Master of Education degree in School Administration at California University of Pennsylvania while continuing to teach in the classroom. I eventually accepted a position working at a non-profit education firm whose innovative solutions address nationwide obstacles to support the next generation of thinkers and creators.  I then accepted the Assistant Principal position at Claysville Elementary and feel blessed to be a part of the McGuffey School District for the last three years.  I am thrilled to bring my skills as an educational leader to Joe Walker Elementary.

Please know that my door is always open, and I am excited about meeting you.  I'm proud to be a part of such a great community and look forward to us working with you! 

Matthew Wolfe 
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