Teacher On Assignment

Joshua A. Dowdy

Hello! I am so excited to be the new Teacher on Assignment at JMMS for the 2016-2017 school year. I look forward to meeting the students and being part of such an excellent school community.  Parents, please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns you may have at

About Me
I am a life-long “Roanoker” and third generation educator.  I graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in psychology (go Hokies!) and earned both my Teaching License and M.S. in Educational Leadership from Radford University.  I am currently working toward an Ed.D. with a concentration in Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership from Northeastern University. I came to Roanoke City Schools after working as a Middle School English and History teacher in Roanoke County for the past ten years. Other than education, I love spending time with my wife Wesley and two boys Shepherd (Age 4) and Briar (Age 1)!