About Joyce Bales
Title: Superintendent of Pueblo School District No. 60 in Pueblo, CO.
Background: Ph.D. in education from Univ. of Tennessee-Knoxville; since 1973, Bales has been a teacher, director, principal, deputy superintendent, and interim superintendent.
Family: Married, one son.
Favorite Author: A toss-up between William Daggett and Douglas Reeves (writers on education reform).
Last Book Read: Leading Change, by John P. Kotter (Harvard Business School Press, 1996).
Hobbies: Civic organizations and walking.
Philosophy of Education: "I believe in the potential of every child."