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Educational administrator

James Michael Devaney, American educational administrator. National Science Foundation grantee, 1968, NASSP grantee, 1970.


Devaney, James Michael was born on November 21, 1943 in Brooklyn. Son of Anthony and Bridget (Lynskey) Devaney.


Bachelor of Science, Catholic University, 1968. Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling, Brooklyn College, 1970. Master of Arts in School Administration, Pace University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Finance Management, Pace University, 1988.


Teacher chemistry and physics Xavier High School, Louisville, 1968-1970. Assistant principal New High School, Brooklyn, 1970-1974. Director court employment project, Queens, New York, 1974-1976.

Director JosephBulova School, Woodside, New York, 1976-1984. President City Technology Institute, New York City, 1984.


Member President's Commission Employment Handicapped. President City Technology Institute Inc., 1984—1989, Manhattan Technology Institute Inc., 1989—1992, New York Restaurant School, since 1992. Executive director Printing Trades School, 1991.

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Public Offender Counselor Association, American Association Guidance Counselor Supervisors, New York State Association Career Schools (director, president, area schools since 1987), American Personnel and Guidance Association, New York State Guidance Association, National Science Teachers, National Rehabilitation Association, National Irish Caucus Club.


Married Eileen Mulholland, June 28, 1975. Children: Thomas, Sean, Bridget, Liam.

Anthony Devaney

Bridget (Lynskey) Devaney

Eileen Mulholland

Sean Devaney

Bridget Devaney

Liam Devaney

Thomas Devaney