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Joseph (Josh) Gettys

Director of Special Populations & Student Services


Josh Gettys is the Memphis Director of Special Populations.  In this role he serves a team that includes Gifted, Special Education, PreK, RTI and ESL to ensure that scholars of all needs meet their academic and behavioral goals. Josh joined Aspire as Regional Director of Special Education in 2011 in Aspire Memphis’ first year and has had the privilege of working in public, private, and charter schools in 4 different states in the past 17 years.  Although originally from Little Rock, AR, Josh now happily claims Memphis as home after 7 years of living in Midtown. He holds a Masters in Education Administration from George Mason University near Washington, D.C. and a Bachelors in Psychology from Texas Christian University-home of the horned frogs.