Joseph Valentine has been teaching on SophieConnect since 2018, teaching AP Human Geography. Joe earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Iona College in 2000, his Masters in Science of Teaching from Iona College in 2002, and his Masters in History in 2008. Joe was a member of PSI Chi, Phil Alpha Theta, and Delta Pi honor societies and was awarded the top History award at his graduation in 2008.
Joe started his career teaching middle school social studies in the Bronx for four years before teaching AP European and American history at Our Lady of Victory in Dobbs Ferry NY until 2011, where he was the department chair and curriculum coordinator. From 2011-2015, Joe taught AP American History and AP Government at Sacred Heart in Yonkers, before moving to Sacred Heart Greenwich, where he teachers AP World History and SophieConnect. Joe was also an adjunct history professor at Iona College and Westchester Community College from 2008-2015.
In his personal life Joe enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.