Biltmore Who's Who Selects Joan Elaine Jones-Foster as an Honored Member of the Executive and Professional Registry
The selection recognizes Joan Elaine Foster's commitment to excellence in Education.
- Binghamton, NY (1888PressRelease) November 18, 2011 - Joan Elaine Foster, English Teacher at Kingston High School, has been selected as an Honored Member of the Biltmore Who's Who Executive and Professional Registry. The selection recognizes Joan Elaine Foster's commitment to excellence in Education.
Jones-Foster, who holds a Bachelor's Degree in Black and Hispanic Studies and American History from CUNY, a Master's in Secondary Education from the New School for Social Research and a Master's Degree in Administration from Mercy College, began working in the field twenty-one years ago as a volunteer.
Now teaching middle and high school English, Jones-Foster is a certified in English and school supervision and administration, and she also holds a school district administration certification as well.
Having dedicated her life to her three children, Jones-Foster also credits her husband for pushing her and always giving her the support to do good work. With hopes of pursuing her doctoral degree in the near future, she would like to eventually land a principal role in a nearby school.
"I have three children," Jones-Foster said. "They're the ones who inspired me."
Jones-Foster also noted that Dr. Lewin of Bernard Baruch in New York City also encouraged her along the way. He was the head of the Black and Hispanic Studies and the American History Department
A member of New York State Teaching Organization, Phi Theta Kappa and Moose Lodge, Jones-Foster received a number of awards and recognitions over the years, including a Congressional Proclamation for her American citizenship and an award from the Bronx borough president in 1995 for her accomplishment as President of the Black Student Union in college. She also received a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian Award and a Letter of Commendation from her former principal for starting a boot camp at Miller Middle School in Lake Katrine, New York. When Joan isn't busy working, she enjoys reading and gardening.
For more information, visit http://www.kingstoncityschools.org.
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