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Joseph Peter Buckley, American writer, consultant educator, researcher. Certified teacher English, mathematics, social studies, business, science, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania; certified principal, superintendent of schools, director adult education; ordained to ministry Protestant Episcopal Church, 1971. Named Man of the Year Pennsylvania Newspapers, 1969.


Buckley, Joseph Peter was born on July 30, 1921 in New York City. Son of Carl and Frieda (Rieman) Buckley.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1943. Master of Science in Education, City College of New York, 1948. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1965.

Doctor of Education, Doctor of Philosophy, Philathea College, London, Ontario, Canada, 1973.


Teacher public and private schools, New York City, 1946-1953; principal, Robert L. Stevenson School, New York City, 1953-1956; principal, director adult education, assistant superintendent, Wyandanch (New York) Public Schools, 1956-1959; in insurance business, New York City, 1950-1956; principal, Newark Preparatory School, 1959-1966; dean, Essex College Business, Newark, 1960-1966; superintendent schools, Cambridge Preparatory School, Millburn, New Jersey, 1966-1968; dean, Regent College Business, Millburn, 1966-1968; Chairman of the Board, president, Western Hemisphere Holding Company, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1968-1970; assistant dean, Collegiate Institute, New York City, 1970-1975; administrator, Brean Murray & Company. New York City, 1975-1977; director, Buckley Enterprises, New York City, 1970-1983; consultant public relations, Carroll, McEntee, McGinley, Inc., New York City, 1977-1978; president, publisher, The Street Public Company. New York City, 1977-1979; ordained minister, The Free Protestant Episcopal Church, Schwenksville, Pennsylvania, since 1971; teacher, Archbishop Stepinac H.S., White Plains, New York, 1980-1981; adminstr public relations, High Country Imports MASI World Wide Company, Avon, Colorado, 1983-1984; president, Know-All, Tell-All Company, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1984-1985; director, The Education Doctor, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1984-1985; radio minister, Sonrise Ministry, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, 1984-1985; teacher, National Business College, Charlottesville, Virginia, 1985-1986; author, consultant, public speaker, New York, since 1986.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Colchie School, Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1963-1965. Director Bureau Ednl. Superior vena cava syndrome & Testing, Millburn, New Jersey, 1966-1968.

Adjunct Professor Newark (New Jersey)State College, 1963. Director special services Indiana Northern U., Gas City, 1971-1972. Fund raiser, Adjunct Professor Group Rels.

Ongoing Workshops, New York City, 1971-1972. Adjunct Professor U. Indiana, Indianapolis, 1972. Consultant Sands Point Country Day School, 1970.

Counselor Behavioral Research laboratories, 1973. Consultant Certified Public Accountant Advertising White Plains, 1977, Joseph Hollis & Associations 1978, Henry M. Gerner Company. Adjunct Professor U. Colorado, 1984-1985, Colorado Mountain College, 1984-1985.

Consultant Creative Styles Company, Holbrook, New York, since 1993, writer Christ Church United Methodist, Port Jefferson Station, New York, 1990-1992. Director Empowered Learning for Life Institute, 1996.


  • Certified teacher English, mathematics, social studies, business, science, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Certified principal, superintendent of schools, director adult education. Ordained to ministry Protestant Episcopal Church, 1971.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Heaven, Hell or Home, 1993, Unshackled: Escape to Living, 1993.


Member National Education Association (life member), American Academy Consultant, National Association Secretary School Principals, International Society Philosophical Enquiry, Intertel International Artists (vice president 1950), Mensa, The Optimist Club (vice president 1983).


Married Thelma Irene Gill, May 1, 1943 (deceased July 1989). Children: Randall Lee, Hollis Dale. Married Joan Chow Dennis, February 8, 1992.

Carl Buckley

Frieda (Rieman) Buckley

Joan Chow Dennis

Thelma Irene Gill

Hollis Dale Buckley

Randall Lee Buckley