Joan I. Birringer-Haig, Ed.D.

Adjunct Associate Professor
Administrative and Instructional Leadership
EdD, Administrative and Instructional Leadership, St. John's UniversityAdministrative Professional Certificate, Administrative and Instructional Leadership, Brooklyn CollegeMS, Special Education, Brooklyn CollegeBS, Behavioral Disabilities and Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin Madison
Dr. Joan Birringer-Haig is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Administrative and Instructional Leadership where she teaches graduate and doctoral level courses. Before coming to St. John’s, Dr. Birringer-Haig served as a New York City teacher, Special Education Supervisor, and Assistant Principal, and then as an Assistant Principal and Principal in the Hewlett-Woodmere Public School District in Nassau County for thirteen years. During her tenure as principal, she received training in Peter Senge’s Systems Thinking and in 2009, participated in a core learning group conversation, which was recorded and highlighted in the book: Schools That Learn: A Fifth Discipline Fieldbook for Educators, Parents, and Everyone Who Cares about Education by Peter Senge, Nelda Cambron-McCabe, Timothy Lucas, Bryan Smith, Janis Dutton & Art Kleiner. She has also received certification for completion of the Franklin Covey training in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People in 2010. Dr. Birringer-Haig has also been professionally active throughout her career. She is a member of the Phi Delta Kappa International Association and St. John’s University Chapter, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, including the Long Island and New York State affiliations, Learning Forward, the International Association of Learning Educators, the Council for Exceptional Children, and the American Education Research Association.

Teaching Interests

Special Education and Diverse Learners Educational Research and Data Analysis School and Community Relations Issues in Curriculum and Instruction

Research Interests

Effective Feedback, Self-Efficacy, and Reflection Inspiring "Outliers" Classroom and School Climate

Courses Taught

EDU
5415
INTRO TO EDU ADMINISTRATION
EDU
5651
SCHOOL COMMUNITY RELATIONS
EDU
5655
EDU RES & DATA ANALYSIS I
EDU
5761
SCH BUSI ADMIN FOR ADM & SUPV
EDU
5811
ADM & SUPV SPECIAL ED SERVICES
EDU
7211
EDU RES & DATA ANALYSIS II
EDU
7715
ISSUES & CURRIC/THEORY & DEVEL
EDU
7800
MULTIVARIATE DATA ANALYSIS
EDU
7901
ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH