JoAnn Susko

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
M.S. Education (MSEd)

Dr. JoAnn P. Susko is a retired public school educator with 35 years of experience as a teacher, curriculum supervisor, assistant principal, Elementary Principal, Middle School Principal, educational consultant, and full-time college professor. She currently works as a part-time professor in the Richard Riley Graduate School of Education at Walden. Dr. Susko obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary and Mathematics Education from the College of New Jersey, and holds a Master’s degree in Curriculum Theory and Education and Doctorate degree in Elementary Education from Rutgers University in New Jersey. She has been a part-time instructor with Walden University for nineteen years, and been involved in the Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment program throughout its inception. Dr. Susko’s expertise lies in her research on distance learning, differentiated instruction, and teacher leadership. Dr. Susko served as a Program Director for the Teacher Leadership in the Graduate School of Education at Rider University and was responsible for the development of the hybrid model of online courses and face-to-face instructional sessions with graduate students. She has a wealth of educational experience and was recognized as an Outstanding Executive Educator by the National School Boards Association, Principal of the Year by the New Jersey Principal and Supervisor’s Association, and led her middle school to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. Dr. Susko has a great deal of experience to share with her graduate students here at Walden University.