Joe Fusaro serves as the Senior Education Advisor for Art21 and is responsible for facilitating Art21's education initiatives. This includes the widely popular Art21 Educators program as well as writing Art21's education resources. He received his Masters Degree in Education from the City University of New York and his Bachelors Degree in Fine Arts from Hofstra University. He is an exhibiting artist, educator, and the Visual Arts Chair for the Nyack Public Schools in New York since 2003. Prior to Fusaro's work in Nyack, he was a teacher and staff developer in the New York City school system for 13 years. Fusaro is currently an adjunct instructor for New York University's Graduate Program in Art and Arts Professions, certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, and has led staff development workshops in contemporary art education for museums and cultural institutions across the United States, including the National Art Education Association, the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Modern Art, the Seattle Art Museum, the Guggenheim Museum and others. Recent exhibitions include solo shows at 287 Spring Gallery and the Garnerville Arts Center in New York, and the University of California, Santa Cruz.