Tommy Joe

Professional Educator - Maker


Tommy Joe comes to The Monarch School with a wide range of experience covering all aspect of the wood working field. He started his career as a cabinet maker and millwright which lasted three decades followed by a number years in the construction field building homes and commercial buildings. For 12 years, Tommy Joe served as the Coordinator for the Keeland Center, within the University Of Houston College Of Architecture. In this role, Tommy Joe supervised faculty and taught college students project-based tasks using 3D printers, CNC routers, lasers, wood working machines and metal working equipment

This experience working with young adults influenced Tommy Joe’s decision to come work at The Monarch School in our Maker Space. He hopes to impart to your child the tools to identify a need, find a solution and to execute that solution to a satisfactory conclusion. According to Tommy Joe, a misstep is nothing but anther design opportunity.