Joshua Abrams – Head of School; Mathematics, Science, and Technology
B.S. in Biology, Yale University
M.A. in Mathematics Education, Columbia University
Josh has been a teacher, curriculum developer, and teacher leader for over thirty years. He has taught mathematics and science research in a variety of schools including positions as Master Teacher of Mathematics at the Massachusetts Academy of Mathematics and Science, a state-wide, public, magnet school, and Mathematics Department Head at The Rivers School. He has taught in settings ranging from prisons to suburban day schools. Josh has also worked with students on extra-curricular activities including Model United Nations, math club, and juggling. In 1998, he was a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics from President Clinton. Along with a group of enthusiastic parents and educators, Josh founded Meridian in 2005.