Associate Dean for the Staten Island and Manhattan campuses
The School of Education
Staten Island Campus
DaSilva Academic Center, Room 211
Phone: (718) 390-4506 - Staten Island campus
(212) 277–5122 - Manhattan campus
Fax: (718) 390-4273
Staten Island Campus
M, T, R, F
11 - 3 p.m.
Dr. Steven Kuntz is the Associate Dean for The School of Education on the Staten Island campus with responsibility for undergraduate and graduate programs, academic affairs, marketing and enrollment management. He has assumed responsibility for the development of the School’s nascent programs on the Manhattan campus and divides his time between the Queens, Manhattan and Staten Island campuses.
Dr. Kuntz holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from New York University, an M.B.A. from Bernard Baruch College (CUNY) and a B.A. from the State University of New York at New Paltz where he graduated with a degree in Teacher Education.
As the Associate Dean, Steve devotes much of his energy to fulfilling Fr. Harrington’s vision for the Staten Island campus (and now Manhattan) as the Jewel of St. John’s University. To this end, he and his team have brought several initiatives to this campus including the annual Education Forums, conferences, the Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society, Leaders in Education Award Dinners, COACH events, a Faculty Film Series, all of which help deliver The School of Education experience in their own unique way.
As a former schoolteacher and administrator, he has co-authored close to $400,000 in grants and written numerous articles on college decision-making, earning him recognition by the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) and the American Education Research Association (AERA). He has conducted workshops and presentations to numerous educational organizations across the country and has spoken before Board’s of Education as far away as Kyoto, Japan. Actively involved in the community, Steve has served as a consultant to the Marlboro Board of Education, curriculum developer for the New York City Department of Education, a member of the Community School District 31 Curriculum Committee on Staten Island and as a coach in various recreational programs.