Dr. Joan Caulfield is an educational consultant to schools and districts both locally and nationally. She serves on the boards of The Kansas City Public Library (Secretary/Treasurer), Gordon Parks Charter School Executive Board, KIPP School Board, The Sister Cities Commission, and is a Regent for Rockhurst University. She volunteers at Crosslines Food Kitchen and for Interfaith Hospitality Network. She has been named to Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, Who’s Who in the Midwest and Who’s Who of American Women. Caulfield was also named a participant in the Greater Missouri Leadership Program. In 2009, she was a recipient of the Urban Heroes Award awarded by the Kansas City Downtown Council for her work in urban education.