Mary Ann Joyce, CAS

Field(s) of Interest/Expertise

I have worked in the education field for over forty years and am passionate about quality teaching and our need to provide a quality education for each and every child.  My background in curriculum and instruction, reading, effective schools, magnet schools, and administration prepared me well; and I feel blessed to work with traditional undergraduates and the adult populations we serve.

Licenses Held (all New York State)

Nursery – Grade 6 (permanent)
Reading Teacher – Grades K-12 (permanent)
School District Administrator (permanent)
School Administrator/Supervisor (permanent)

Awards and Honors

Kappa Delta Pi – International Honor Society in Education – Inducted in 2012
Delta Kappa Gamma – Honor Society for Women Educators – Inducted in 1992
Principal of Horizons-on-the-Hudson Magnet School – responsible for the school’s application and subsequent recognition by U.S.DOE as a “Blue Ribbon” School of Excellence 1990 & 1994
Principal of Horizons-on-the-Hudson Magnet School – National Endowment of the Arts 1990
Excellence in Administration Award – Mid-Hudson School Study Council – 1990
Elementary Schools of Excellence Award – School Administrator’s Assn. of NY – 1990 & 1994
Natl. Assn. of Elementary School Principals – Excellence in Education – 1990 & 1994
Natl. School Safety Center’s “Principals of Leadership” Award for Outstanding Leadership,
Achievements, and Contributions Toward Making the Education of our Nation’s Youth a
Safe and Productive Experience - 1991

Courses Taught at Felician University

FYE (Freshman Year Experience)
EDU 100 and 101 – Freshman Field
EDU 205 – Professional Assessment and Outcomes
EDU 302 – Junior Field Experience/Seminar
EDU 304 – Junior Practicum & Seminar Elementary
EDU 314 – Junior Practicum & Seminar Secondary
EDU 403 – Student Teaching Seminar
EDU 404 – Student Teacher Supervision


Back to Basics and the Need for Reading Instruction in Grades 7 and 8
Mid-Hudson School Study Council CHANNEL
Excellence with Equity: The Impossible Dream
The Magic of the Arts in Elementary Education
National Association for Elementary Principals annual conference – 1991
International Magnet Schools Conferences – 1994, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Office Location:
Sammartino Hall 5
Contact Phone:
(201) 559-3522


CAS (Certificate of Advanced Study) in Administration & Supervision 1983; State University College – New Paltz, NY
MS in Elementary Education, Specialization in Reading 1975; State University College – New Paltz, NY
BS in Elementary Education/Social Sciences 1972; Mt. St. Mary College

Positions Held

Felician College - Assistant Professor 2003-present
Felician College - Supervisor of Student Teachers 2003-present
Felician College - Coordinator of Bachelors Program For Working Adults on campus 2009-present
Felician College - Coordinator of TEC (Teacher Education Certificate (TEC) program 2011-present
Newburgh Enlarged City School District - Executive Director (C & I) 1998-2002
Newburgh Enlarged City School District - Principal-Horizons-on-the-Hudson Magnet School 1985-1998
Newburgh Enlarged City School District - Asst. Princ. Temple Hill School 1983-1985
Newburgh Enlarged City School District - Reading Teacher – Grades K-8 1974-1983
Newburgh Enlarged City School District - Grade 3 and 4 Teacher – THS 1972-1974