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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Joe Flora, Ed.D.

Title: Clinical Professor
Department: Educational Leadership and Policies
College of Education
Phone: 843-295-0209
Fax: 803-777-3090

Wardlaw 304

Office Hours:

As requested.


Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University
AB, Georgetown University


Human resources management, school finance, leadership and school improvement


Dr. Joe Flora is Clinical Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policies at the College of Education,
University of South Carolina. He has taught graduate courses in educational administration at the College since 2005.

Flora has focused on educational reform for the last several years, including school improvement, leadership and human resources management. In his writing and consulting, Flora has emphasized the alignment of talent, systems and incentives in improving districts and schools. 

Prior to his work in higher education, Flora served as an assistant superintendent for human resources in several school districts, including the Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in North Carolina.

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