March 22, 2012
John’s School of Education will honor five alumni who work in the
field of education at its 7th Annual Leaders in
Education Awards Dinner (L.E.A.D.) on Tuesday, March
27th, 2012 at the University’s Queens Campus.
School of Education has developed as one of the premiere teacher
preparation programs in the country, and is nationally accredited
by the Teacher Education Accreditation Counsel. Recognized as a
leader in higher education, St. John’s is ranked in the top 100
among graduate schools of Education by US News and World
In an effort to honor those who have accomplished so much in the
field of education, St. John’s University launched the Leaders in
Education Awards Dinner in 2005. The award honors those
educators who have excelled in their craft.
year, the University honors: Dorothea Y. Breen ‘89SVC,
‘99GEd, Principal, Immaculate Conception School;
Thomas Chadzutko, Ed.D, Superintendent of Schools,
Diocese of Brooklyn; Giovanni Durante ‘05Ed.D,
Principal, Syosset High School; Mary Ellen Minogue ’78Ed,
‘81GEd, Teacher/English Chairperson, Sacred Heart Academy
and Suzanne A. Viscovich ‘93GEd, ‘01Ed.D,
Principal, Homestead School.
University Leaders in Education Awards Dinner
March 27, 2012
6:30 p.m. - 9:30
St. John’s University’s Queens
4th Floor, D’Angelo Center
8000 Utopia Parkway, Jamaica NY.
For more information, please contact Andriana
Lewinsky ‘04CPS, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations at St.
John’s University Staten Island campus at (718) 390-4145 or email
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