Dana McGowan has been an educator for the past 40 years, 20 of those years have been at NDA in both administrative and teaching positions. They have been particularly enjoyed by moderating clubs over the years including the Psychology Club, the Afro-Caribbean Club, and presently the Asian Culture Club. She has assisted Sr. Anne by going on Habitat for Humanity trips to Tennessee and senior retreats.
Mrs. McGowan is proud to be the parent of an NDA high school graduate, Courtney who graduated from Hartwick College and is now at Kate Spade in NYC. A lifelong Staten Islander with a happily retired husband, she still looks forward to waking up each day to go teach at NDA.
M.S Long Island University
M.Ed. The College of Staten Island
Post-Masters NYS Supervisory Certificate
NYS permanent certification in special education