Joseph Manfre is a mathematics educator at Punahou School and has served as a teacher, coach, and mathematics educational specialist. He is a Distinguished Modern Classrooms Educator (DMCE) and has a B.A. in mathematics, M.Ed. in instructional leadership, and GCERT in ethnomathematics.
Joseph is passionate about advancing equitable and intentional classroom structures, student empowerment, ethnomathematics, and data science. In 2018, he was co-awarded a Hawai‘i Innovation Fund grant for Student-led Heterogeneous Learning Communities (SHLC), an instructional routine designed to empower student leaders in a semi-autonomous classroom environment.