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Joe Agron
Editor-in-Chief and Associate Publisher
Phone: (215) 752-2787
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Joe Agron is the editor-in-chief/associate publisher of American School & University . For more than 80 years, AS&U has been the leading education facilities/business publication for school and university administrators.

Joe has overseen AS&U's editorial direction for more than 25 years, and has helped influence and shape national school infrastructure issues. He has been sought out for comments by publications such as The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report, ABC News and CNN, and assisted with the introduction of the Education Infrastructure Act of 1994.

Joe also authors a number of industry-exclusive reports. His "Facilities Impact on Learning" series of special reports won national acclaim and helped bring the poor condition of the nation's schools to the attention of many in the U.S. Congress, U.S. Department of Education and the White House.


Steven Averett
Managing Editor / Content Products Director
Phone: (770) 618-0202
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Steven Averett is managing editor for AS&U and serves as content products director for several properties. He previously served as editor of Waste360 and content director for the waste group, and has covered a range of topics during his career including aviation, education, industrial engineering, waste and recycling, and video games. He is a graduate of the University of Georgia.
Mike Kennedy
Staff Writer
Phone: (913) 967-7458
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Mike Kennedy has been writing about education for American School & University since 1999. He also has reported on schools and other topics for The Chicago Tribune, The Kansas City Star, The Kansas City Times and City News Bureau of Chicago. He is a graduate of Michigan State University.


Editorial Contributors

  • Stephen Ashkin
  • C. William Day
  • James E. Rydeen
  • ​Paul Erickson
  • Association of School Business Officials International
  • American Institute of Architects Committee on Architecture for Education

Editorial Advisory Board

  • David M. Hill, Executive Director of Facilities/Operations, Blue Valley School District No. 229, Overland Park, Kan.
  • Bruce Mather, Executive Director of Facilities Management, Elmhurst College, Ill.
  • Martin Montaño, Capital Projects Administrator, Rio Rancho, N.M.
  • James E. Rydeen, FAIA, Armostrong Torseth Skold and Rydeen, Inc., Minneapolis

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Mike Hellmann
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Molly Roudebush
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Jennifer Ray
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Phone: (913) 967-1793
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Sue Boehlke
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