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Edward William Quinn

Edward William Quinn, IHM, M.A.

As Director of Elementary Curriculum and Staff Development Sister Edward is responsible for curriculum development, instruction, professional staff development, accreditation, and assessment in approximately 200 schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Prior to assuming this position, she worked in elementary staff development as part of the MERIT Program in the Office of Non-Public Programs for the School District of Philadelphia. With almost forty years of experience in teaching at the elementary level, she also served for twenty-two years as chair of the Elementary Mathematics Curriculum Committee for Archdiocesan schools where she organized the development and implementation of the Mathematics Curriculum guidelines for Archdiocesan schools. In addition to teaching graduate education courses as an adjunct at Chestnut Hill College for many years, she has given many presentations at the national, state and local levels on mathematics education topics, curriculum, assessment and school mission. She has served as regional representative to the Department of Elementary Schools Executive Committee at the National Catholic Educational Association. Sister has authored several educational publications and has received a number of awards for her work in education including Sadlier's Rose Anita McDonnell Award for Contributions to Mathematics Education. Sister Edward has a master's degree in Elementary Administration from Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ and has completed additional post-graduate studies at Immaculata University, Millersville University, and St. Charles Seminary.