Dr. Justin Aglio, a former teacher, and award-winning principal, is the Director of Academic Achievement and District Innovation at Montour School District. Dr. Aglio has a passion for doing what is best for student success and has dedicated his career to empower educators and students with skills and resources they need to thrive in the 21st century.

In addition to his duties at Montour, he serves as a Visiting LearnLab Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University's Human-Computer Interaction Institute in the School of Computer Science, a Getting Smart Columnists, and an Adjunct STEM Professor at California University of Pennsylvania. He is a Future Ready Schools Thought Leader and was selected as a participant in the Presidential Maker Roundtable discussion at the White House. Dr. Aglio serves as an educational advisor for Duquesne University, Robert Morris University, and the Carnegie Science Center.

Dr. Aglio, and his thoughts on STEM, Artificial Intelligence, personalized learning, and Innovation have been featured in such publications as THE Journal, ISTE, Forbes, EdSurge, Education Week, Getting Smart, eSchoolNews, The School Superintendents Association, and more. Dr. Aglio has been a keynote speaker and presented at a variety of conferences across the country including Schools That Can National Forum, ASCD, ISTE, Tech & Learning Summit, Mid-Atlantic Mass Customization Summit, and International Literacy Association Conference.

Email: agliojustin@gmail.com


  • Doctor of Education, Leadership and Administration, 2018, Point Park University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    • Dissertation: Shifting Educational Pedagogy through the use of Technology- Enhanced Innovations
  • Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility, 2011, California University of Pennsylvania, California, Pennsylvania
  • Master of Science, Curriculum and Instruction, 2006, McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland
  • Bachelor of Arts, Elementary Education, 2001, Waynesburg University, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania