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Mary Kathryn Thornton, American principal. Chair. NYABIC-Staten Island chapter, 1970-1973; member New Jersey Inclusion NEtwork, since 1990; member Coalition Beyond Reform, New Jersey, since 1989. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Fordham Alumni Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Background

Thornton, Mary Kathryn was born on January 24, 1948 in Staten Island, New York, United States. Daughter of Harold Joseph and Margaret Geraldine (Kelly) Thornton.

Education

Bachelor, Notre Dame College, 1970. Master of Science in Education, Wagner College, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, Fordham University, 1980.

Career

Teacher, New York City Board Education, Staten Island, 1970-1973;principal elementary schools, Diocese of Rockville Centre, Archdiocese of New York, 1973-1980;consultant educational, private practice, New York, 1980-1984;consultant educational, private practice, New Jersey, 1980-1984;head, Hilltop School, Sparta, New Jersey, 1984-1987;educational trainer, Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, 1987-1988;director admissions, head lower school, Marymount School, New York City, 1988-1990;principal, Bedwell School, Bernardsville, New Jersey, 1990-1993;principal, Hartshorn School, Short Hills, New Jersey, since 1993. Lecturer Fordham University, New York City, 1980-1983. Consultant in field.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chair. NYABIC-Staten Island chapter, 1970-1973. Member New Jersey Inclusion NEtwork, since 1990. Member Coalition Beyond Reform, New Jersey, since 1989.

Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Fordham Alumni Association, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, travel, tennis, decorating.

Connections

Married Winthrop Chelmers Dillaway III, February 27, 1977. Children: Moira, Caitlin, Liam.

father:
Harold Joseph Thornton

mother:
Margaret Geraldine (Kelly) Thornton

spouse:
Winthrop Chelmers Dillaway III

children:
Moira Thornton

Caitlin Thornton

Liam Thornton