Joan Thomas Adjunct Professor
Joan D. Thomas was named President and Principal of Holy Angels Academy in July 2010 complimenting a 40-year career in education. She was Superintendent of the Orchard Park Central School District, recognized as a Top 10 School District by Business First newspaper, prior to joining Holy Angels Academy. Before being Superintendent, she was Principal of Orchard Park Middle School, a long time science teacher at Orchard Park Middle School, and science coordinator for the Orchard Park Central School District. Thomas also worked in West Seneca as a High School Principal at West Seneca West and an Elementary Principal at Potter Road Elementary. For the past ten years, she has been an adjunct professor in the School of Education and Human Resources at Canisius College. She enjoys reading, seeing her grandkids and is a marathon runner, completing Boston four times.