Joe Regenbogen holds a Masters Degree in Education from the University of New Orleans. He began his teaching career in 1979 in an inner city high school in New Orleans, Louisiana but spent most of the following three decades working in the Parkway Schools district of St. Louis. In his long teaching career, he taught a full spectrum of courses, ranging from American and World History to electives like Crime and Law and the American West. Classes were taught at the regular, honors and AP levels. He served as department chair, sponsored and coached such activities as the chess team, student council and the mock trial team. He has also served as adjunct instructor at the University of New Orleans and Maryville University where he taught social studies methods and education respectively. Following his retirement in 2012, he now teaches American history at his district’s Mosaic Academy, a special program designed to meet the needs of exceptionally gifted students.