Anne Marie Borneman, Ed.D, earned her Bachelor of Science degrees in Elementary and Special Education from Cabrini College in 1980, and her Master of Arts in Human Development (1987), and School Psychology Certification (1994), from Bryn Mawr College.
Saint Joseph’s University awarded Anne Marie’s doctorate in Educational Leadership in December of 2007.
Her dissertation, for which she earned the University’s Nicholas S. Rashford, SJ, Award for Outstanding Dissertation, focused on Catholic urban schools in low-income neighborhoods of Philadelphia.
In May of 2012, Anne Marie addressed master’s degree candidates at Cabrini College’s graduate Commencement, and received an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.
In addition to certification in Special and Elementary Education, Anne Marie holds certifications as a Reading Specialist and as a School Psychologist.
For more than thirty years, Anne Marie has worked in schools—first as a special education classroom teacher, and more recently as a school psychologist—in both suburban and urban school settings.
Anne Marie was a Visiting Professor in the Department of Special Education and currently serves as a Director of the Center for Catholic and Urban Education, both at Saint Joseph’s University.
Anne Marie serves on boards and works as a pro bono consultant in several Catholic urban schools in Philadelphia and Camden, New Jersey.