Mary Malyska

Mary Flora Malyska earned her undergraduate degree in English and Women’s Studies from Georgetown University. Born and raised in New Jersey, she returned home after college to work at a children’s program in a transitional living facility for survivors of domestic violence. Unknowingly, this position was the start of her career in education. Mary went on to receive Master’s Degrees in Teaching Secondary English and Educational Leadership from Montclair State University. She worked as a high school English teacher in the Paterson Public Schools as well as in the Union Township Public Schools prior to becoming Union Township’s English Department Supervisor for Grades 6 – 12. Currently, Mary is the Vice Principal of Washington Elementary School in Union Township. Mary is in her second year of the Global Urban Studies program. Her research is focused on the educational ramifications of the digital divide with a special interest in school-based technology one to one programs.