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Maria Paradiso-Testa, MS.Ed


MS.Ed, Monmouth University

BA, Georgian Court University

Office: McAllan Hall

Phone: 732-571-4417


Spring 2018 Office Hours:

By Appointment

Regularly Taught Courses:

Educational Psychology

Child and Adolescent Development


  • Principal of Ocean Day School
  • Advocate for Children in Urban Education
  • Recently accepted in Doctoral program for Educational Leadership Specializing in Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
  • Passed NJ Superintendent Assessment
  • Administrative Certification - Principal
  • Master's Degree in Educational Administration, Leadership, and Supervision - Monmouth University
  • Bachelor's Degree - History/Humanities - Georgian Court University
  • 13 years Teaching Experience Pre-K through Adult Education including; Adjunct Professor at Monmouth University, Entrance testing for U.S. Citizenship Classes, G.E.D. Classes, High School History, Middle School Social Studies, and All Academic Subjects K-8.
  • Educational Highlight: Bible College Graduate - Faith Fellowship Ministries World Outreach Center

Presentations/Invited Talks:

Professional Development Presentations:

  • New Teacher Orientation/Training
  • Lesson Plan Format
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Five Star Classrooms

Professional Associations:

Kappa Delta Pi, ASCD, New Jersey Association of Affirmative Action Officers Council, Monmouth University Alumni, Georgian Court Alumni

Additional Information:

... Empower to Succeed!

"As the focus of education is shifted from teaching to learning, the student-centered environment will provide multiple opportunities for all students to achieve success. Through differentiated instruction and higher level, critical thinking skills, student performance will be enhanced, student achievement will be increased, and failure will never be an option!"

M. P-Testa