Remigia Kushner

Remigia Kushner


Department : Graduate Education

Email :

Phone : 718-862-7473

Office : DLS 440


PHD, Fordham University
MED, Duquesne University
BA, Mount Mercy College


Current projects: TEAC Accreditation of the Graduate Program in School Leadership, Middle State Accreditation of Manhattan College, Chair of the Task Force on Assessment, Director, Catholic School Administrator Program, Director, Center for Leading Learning, Professional Development Programs for Principals and Teachers, Data based assessment, Technology for Teaching and Learning, Developing Professional, Differentiation of instruction for the improvement of math achievement

Publications & Professional Activities

  • Mutarelli, P. and Kushner, S. R. (2009). How administrators can infuse technology into their schools. In Merriman and Nicoletti, Using Technology in 21st Century Schools.
  • Kushner, S. R. (2008). Teachers as leaders. In Merriman and Nicoletti. (2008). Understanding and teachingtoday’s students.Washington, DC: National Catholic Education Association
  • In Today are the Seeds of Tomorrow. Keynote, Annual Professional Development Conference. Principals of the Diocese of Rockville, Annual Professional Development Conference.
  • Principals of the Diocese of Brooklyn, Infusing Values into the Curriculum PD for LA Coordinators Diocese of Paterson           
  • Uncovering, Discovering, Distributing Talent for Leadership National Catholic  Education Annual Convention Philadelphia PA
  • Conference Keynoter: Archdiocese of Newark Principals:
  • Professional Development Curriculum Mapping St. Angela Merici Faculty
  • Keynote: New Teachers of the Archdiocese of Newark Annual Conference Day
  • Keynote: Making UBD practical for the Catholic School Educators of the Archdiocese of New York in Rockland County
  • Keynote for the Principals of the ArchDiocese of Newark: ISLLC Standard 2

Honors & Awards

  • Distinguished Alumna, Fordham University
  • St. Augustine School of the Arts Honors Recipient

Professional Memberships

Consultant, Paterson Diocesan Schools Consortium
Consultant, Paterson Diocesan Principals Development
National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Speaker for national and regional conventions
Researcher for Department of Elementary Schools
Nominated for executive committee
Educational Excellence Network
Association of Catholic Leadership Programs (ACLP)
National Catholic Graduate Educational Leadership Programs
(NCGELP)  became ACLP
Commissioner's Advisory Council for Nonpublic Schools in NYS     
Steering committee for Technology in Education
Planning committee for 10th Anniversary Conference for
Non-public Schools administrators in New York State

Conference speaker

National Catholic Educational Association Division of Chief Administrators of Catholic Education (CACE)
MCEAP - Metropolitan Council of Educational Administration
CADEA - Collegiate Association for the Development of Educational Administration in New York State Programs
Vice President
Content Advisory Committee for the New York State Teacher Certifications
(NYSTCE) Educational Leadership Assessments Test construction SED, etc
Consultant Diocese of Paterson for Strategic Planning
Consultant: Diocese of Paterson for Principal Portfolio Evaluation
Consultant Diocese of Paterson ISLCC Standards for School Principals
Consultant Yonkers Public Schools: Academy of Learning Leaders
Dissertation Committee Member ST. Mary's University of MN
Reviewer for Journal of Catholic Ed
Proposal Review for Annual Conference of the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education,                
Consultant Lutheran Schools Association in Queens
Review for leadership submissions to Catholic Education:  Journal of Inquiry and Practice.                                                                          
Institute in Catholic Identity: collaboration with Arch/Diocesan Superintendents to provide current and pertinent information about the administration of Catholic schools to practicing and potential administrators in the tri-state area. Through religious communities, participants come from other states as well.
Board Member: Instructional Television of the Archdiocese of New York,
St. Angela Merici Board of Directors

Licensed in:

  • All elementary subjects Pennsylvania
  • Secondary Math Pennsylvania
  • School Administrator and Supervisor Pennsylvania and New York
  • School District Administrator New York
  • Approved Provider of Professional Development New Jersey


  • Title IIA Grant
  • Middle School Grant
  • Total Quality Management Grant

Courses Taught/Teaching

EDUG 713      Methods of Educational and Psychological Research
EDUG 735      Educational Leadership, Decison-Making, and Change
EDUG 744      Contemporary Management Functions in the School
EDUG 745      Curriculum Development and Adaptation
EDUG 748      Internship/Seminar I in School Building Leadership
EDUG 851      Data Analysis and Report Writing in Educational & Psychological Research
EDUG 887      Mentored Research
EDUG 887      Mentored Research(Online)
EDUG 888      Independent Study in Research
EDUG 889      Internship/Seminar II in School Building Leadership