Josh Frazier-Sparks

Senior Manager, Walmart.org

Kentucky native Josh Frazier-Sparks is a proven thought leader and change agent. After earning a Bachelor of Arts from Berea College, he was selected for the 2008 Teach for America—New Mexico Corps where he taught middle school science in Gallup, NM. Later, Josh returned to Kentucky and became Executive Director of Teach for America—Appalachia. Through his efforts, Kentucky created a permanent pathway to nontraditional teacher certification via Teach For America. Josh also developed a teacher training program that delivers measurable student outcomes. He went on to earn an M.Ed. from the University of Kentucky and is currently pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of Illinois. Now living in Northwest Arkansas, Josh is a leader at Walmart.org where he co-manages the retail opportunity portfolio. His work focuses on improving skill acquisition and mobility for the incumbent front-line service sector workforce.

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