Sr. Mary Ann Jacobs

Sr. Mary Ann Jacobs

Assistant Professor

Department : Education

Email :

Phone : 718-862-7272

Office : MEM 411


EDD, St. Mary's U. of Minnesota
MS, Manhattan College
BA, Felician College


Professional interests:

  • Curriculum Development and Assessment
  • Effective Teaching Strategies
  • Brain Compatible Strategies for the Adolescent Learner
  • Mathematics and Science Integration

Current projects:

  • TEAC Brief Development – Manhattan College Graduate Education - School Building Leadership Program
  • Electronic Portfolios

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Jacobs, M. A.  (2009). The Integration of Technology in the Self-Contained Classroom a chapter in Using Technology in 21st Century Schools , Merriman, W. and Nicoletti, A. eds. NCEA, Washington, DC.
  • Cimino, C., Haney, R., & Jacobs, M. A. (2000, November/December). Achieving the state of the art in Catholic school teaching. Momentum, 31, 66-71.
  • Jacobs, M. A. (1998, January/February). Is your learning environment brain compatible? Today’s Catholic Teacher,
  • Reading remediation through the use of brain compatible instruction - publication with ERIC/CS, Summer, 1997 ED410525
  • Orchestrating learning through brain compatible instruction - publication with Technology Committee of New York State Teacher Centers, Spring, 1995
  • "Lenten Retreat Day" - Today's Catholic Teacher - Spring, 1988

Honors & Awards

  • Cambridge Who’s Who, 2010
  • Global Directory of Who’s Who, 2005
  • Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Spring, 1992
  • Kappa Delta Pi, Fall, 1990

Professional Memberships

  • National Catholic Educational Association
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Immaculate Conception High School - Lodi, NJ Advisory Board
  • NJ Professional Development Provider - 1998 - Present:


  • New Jersey Permanent Teaching Certificate
  • New York Permanent Teaching Certificate
  • New York School Administrator/Supervisor
  • New York School District Administrator
  • New Jersey School Supervisor
  • New Jersey School Principal/Administrator

Courses Taught/Teaching

EDUC 201      Principles and Practices of Education
EDUC 360      Language and Literacy
EDUC 376      Curriculum and Methods of Teaching English Grades 7-12
EDUC 377      Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Social Studies Grades 7-12
EDUC 378      Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Mathematics Grades 7-12
EDUC 379      Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Foreign Language Grades 7-12
EDUC 380      Curriculum and Methods of Teaching Science Grades 7-12
EDUC 403      Reading in Content Area Secondary Education
EDUC 453      Seminar, Observation and Student Teaching Grades 7-9
EDUC 454      Seminar, Observation and Student Teaching Grades 10-12
EDUG 738      Evaluating School Effectiveness
EDUG 745      Curriculum Development and Adaptation
EDUG 747      Supervision for the Improvement of Instruction