Dr. Justin Aglio is the Executive Director at the Readiness Institute at Penn State. In addition to his duties at Penn State, he is a visiting LearnLab fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, Moonshot Museum Board of Director, Education Advisory Board member at Robert Morris University, School of Education Advisory Board member at Duquesne University, Adjunct STEM Professor at California University of Pennsylvania, Getting Smart Author, and a member of the Remake Learning network.

Prior to assuming his role at Penn State, Dr. Aglio was an award-winning educational leader, serving as a teacher, principal, and district leader. He started several all-new initiatives in public education, including the first K–12 artificial intelligence program in America, and was selected as a participant in the 2015 Presidential Maker Roundtable discussion at the White House.

His thoughts on academic achievement, equity, leadership, STEM, artificial intelligence, personalized learning, and innovation have been featured in such publications as Forbes, EdSurge, Education Week, American School Board Journal, and School Administrator. Dr. Aglio has been a keynote speaker and presenter at a variety of national conferences including ASCD, ISTE, FETC, PLearn, OETC, and the AIM Institute for Learning and Research.

Twitter: @JustinAglio


As Featured In

Awards and Recognition


Outstanding Leader of the Year

Emerging Leader

Story of the Year

Pittsburgh Magazine

40 Under 40

Vice President/Vice Provost Team Award of Excellence

Penn State University

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