Joseph de Braga is currently the owner of two businesses, Reading Vision and Stillwater Consulting. He is the retired director of secondary curriculum, instruction and technology for the Elko County School District in Elko, a position he has held from 2003 to 2010. Prior to this, de Braga was principal of Spring Creek High School, also in Elko, which he opened in 1992. While at Spring Creek, he incorporated the Envision program, a corporate approach to school organization in which the class is operated as a business, with student managers and employees working together to develop a final product. de Braga also developed a school-within-a-school to assist at-risk sophomores, and a program called Rewarding Excellence to publicize the achievements of students and teachers.
1983 University of Nevada - Reno, B.S., M.Ed.