Our Licensure Instructors

Dr. John Antonucci is currently the superintendent of the Westwood Public Schools. Before coming to Westwood, he worked as Assistant Superintendent of the Nashoba Regional School District and as Director of Finance for the Bedford Public Schools. He holds a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Northeastern University, an MBA from Boston University and a BA in Political Science from Tufts.

 

 

 

Dr. Jean Kenney currently serves as the assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in the Walpole Public Schools. Throughout her career she has taken on many roles including grade 3 teacher, reading specialist, assistant principal and elementary school principal.  In 2013, she was honored by receiving the Excellence in Education Award from the Goldin Foundation.  In that same year, Delta Kappa Gamma International, an honor society for women educators, named her as the recipient of their Achievement Award.

 

 

Dr. John Ullian received his undergraduate degree from Ohio Wesleyan, his law degree from University of Toledo Law School, a Masters in Education from Northeastern University, and obtained his Doctorate in Education from Boston University. In 1984, John joined the law firm his father, Leonard Ullian, started in 1978 to focus on bankruptcy law, divorce and domestic relations matters, litigation and school law. Today, John runs the Law Firm of Ullian & Associates, P.C., and is licensed to practice in both Massachusetts and Florida.

John teaches school law at Boston University and Special Education Law at Simmons College. Previously he had been an instructor at Northeastern University for over 20 years in the paralegal program. He was appointed as a board member and served as an arbitrator with the Massachusetts Bar Association Legal Fee Arbitration Board, and was elected to the Needham School Committee in 1998.

 

Dr. Peter Sanchioni is currently the superintendent of the Natick Public Schools and prior to Natick served in the same capacity for the Millis Public Schools. His professional background includes teaching at both the middle and elementary levels along with experience as an assistant principal and principal. He has instructed for the BU/TEC program for several years. Prior to TEC/BU he taught educational leadership courses at Rhode Island College and Bridgewater State University. 

 

 

 

Dr. Linda Nathan is a Senior Lecturer and Faculty Director of the newly formed Institute for Creative Educational Leadership (ICEL) at Boston University. The Institute explores the intersection of three different lenses, (the artist, the educator and the Community-Based Organization Leader) with an eye towards developing a new approach to preparing school and community leaders. Most recently Linda served as the Special Advisor to the Superintendent of Boston Public Schools. She also directs the National Artist Teacher Fellowship Program.

Dr. Nathan holds a Doctorate in Education from Harvard University, two Master’s degrees in education administration and performing arts, from Antioch University and Emerson College.  Her Bachelor’s degree cum laude from the University of California, Berkeley, is in Spanish and Social Studies.