Josh Schilling, H.E.R.O.E.S. Founder & Executive Director
Josh Schilling, Founder, Executive Director for H.E.R.O.E.S., began his career as an adolescent substance abuse counselor and two years later made the decision to switch gears and become involved with special education. Highly qualified with a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a Masters in Special Education, Josh has spent the past 22 years as an educator, both as a special education teacher and administrator.
While working full time, he has also devoted countless hours to building H.E.R.O.E.S. over the past 16 years. Josh also serves on the Board of Directors as Vice Chairman. Josh is passionate about working hands-on with all students and truly believes that no matter what abilities, all students can be successful, contributing members of society.
His most important role is that of husband to Jackie and father to 3 children, Nick, Kiersten and Ethan; two of which are H.E.R.O.E.S. participants.