Meet the AMS PrincipalJoy C. DominicContact Information: Alexandria Middle School996- 6811Education: B.S. Education, Wagner CollegeEd.M. Special Education/ Administration, Rutgers UniversityCertifications: PrincipalSupervisorLearning Disabilities Teacher/Consultant(LDT-C)Elementary School TeacherTeacher of the HandicappedMrs. Dominic is entering her twenty third year in education,and is privileged to be entering her sixth year as Principal of Alexandria Middle School. Mrs. Dominic has worked in the Alexandria Township School District for nineteen years in as a teacher and in administrative capacities. She has served as an Elementary and Special Education Teacher, a Learning Disabilities Teacher/Consultant on the Child Study Team, and as the District Supervisor of Curriculum . Prior to working in Alexandria Township, Mrs. Dominic worked for the Bayonne, NJ School District where she worked as a Teacher of Autism in preschool and elementary school.Mrs. Dominic has presented on various educational topics in the District as well as throughout the state, and at the New Jersey Principal's and Supervisor's Annual Conference including: Assessing Students in the Non-Tested Areas, We have the Data: Now What?, The Teacher Performance Evaluation Model, Assessment Literacy, and Differentiated Instruction, Creating Formative Assessments, and Using the Teacher Evaluation System to Supplement the Common Core and Differentiated Instruction.Outside of school, Mrs. Dominic enjoys traveling, cooking, going to music festivals, and entertaining family and friends. She spends most of her time with her husband Tom and son Tommy, who is a Freshman at West Virginia University.( Go Mountaineers!)Educational Philosophy: As an Educational Leader, I believe that leadership is a collaborative effort amongst all stakeholders, and focuses on a high level of achievement for all students. I believe that all students should reach their full potential, regardless of their differences, and become successful, productive and emotionally well-adjusted citizens of the 21st century.Vision for School Leadership: My vision for school leadership is to develop skilled relationships based on trust, empathy, and mutual respect with all stakeholders in order to create an educational experience that provides multiple pathways for child development.