Rev. Joseph Massucci, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Full-Time Faculty
School of Education and Health Sciences: Educational Leadership

Profile

You may email Rev. Massucci at jmassucci1@udayton.edu.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Educational Leadership, University of Dayton
  • Ed.S., University of Dayton/Wright State University
  • M.A., Catholic University of America
  • B.A., St. John Vianney Seminary

Professional Activities

  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • National Association of Secondary School Principals
  • Ohio Association of Secondary School Administrators
  • Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators
  • Ohio Council of Professors of Educational Administration

Research Interests

  • Principalship
  • Supervision and teacher evaluation
  • Educational and instructional leadership
  • Community relations and professional development
  • Catholic school internship

Selected Publications

Books

  • Russo, C. J., Massucci, J. D., Osborne, Jr., A. G., & Cattaro, G. M. (2009, June). The Law of Special Education and Non-Public Schools: Major Challenges in Meeting the Needs of Youth with Disabilities. Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc.
  • Russo, C. J., Massucci, J. D., Osborne, Jr., A. G., & Cattaro, G. M. (2002, April). Catholic Schools and the Law of Special Education: A Reference Guide. National Catholic Educational Association.

Peer reviewed publications

  • Russo, C.J., Osborne, A.G., Massucci, J.D., & Cattaro, G.M. (2011). The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities in Christian Schools. The Journal of Research in Christian Education.
  • Ilg, T. J., Massucci, J.D., & Cattaro, G.M. (2004, May). Brown at 50: The Dream Is Still Alive in Urban Catholic Schools. Education and Urban Society, 36(3):355-367.
  • Ilg, T. J., & Massucci, J.D. (2003, November). Comprehensive Urban High School: Are There Better Options for Poor and Minority Children? Education and Urban Society, 36(1):63-78.
  • Massucci, J.D., & Ilg, T. J. (2003, March). School Vouchers: Blessing or Curse for Catholic High Schools? Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 6(3):352-361.
  • Russo, C. J., Massucci, J. D., & Osborne, Jr., A. G. (2000, March). The Delivery of Special Education Services in Catholic Schools: One Hand Gives, the Other Hand Takes Away. Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 3(3):375-389.
  • Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (1999, August). Charter Schools and the Law: Emerging Issues. Education and Urban Society, 31(4):489-498.

Invited publication

  • Massucci, J. D. (1999, Fall). Authentic Catholic Schools in the United States. Private School Monitor, 20(4):7-10.

Non-peer reviewed publications

  • Russo, C. J., Ilg, T. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2011)  Ensure Field Trips Uphold EducationalMission, School Policy. Pro Principal, 7(2):4.
  • Reprinted, Russo, C. J., Ilg, T. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2011). Recommendations for Field Trips. What's Working in Teaching and Learning.
  • Ilg, T. J., Massucci, J.D., & Russo, C. J. (2006, December). What you need to know to hire the right school business official. School Superintendent's Insider, 9(7):6.
  • Massucci, Rev. J.D., Russo, C. J., & Ilg, T. J. (2005, August). Check off items on your to-do list to start school year right. Managing School Business, 10(10):7.
  • Russo, C. J., Massucci, J. D., & Ilg, T. J. (2005, June). School-Sponsored Field Trips: Principles for Risk Management. School Business Affairs. 71(6):16-18.
  • Russo, C. J., Ilg, T. J., & Massucci, Rev. J. D. (2005, April). Set clear policy, guidelines for an effective volunteer program. Managing School Business. 10(3):9.
  • Massucci, J.D., Russo, C. J., & Ilg, T. J. (2003, March). Meal Service: 15 Ideas Create Food for Thought. Managing School Business, 8(2):1,6.
  • Ilg, T. J., Massucci, J.D., & Russo, C. J. (2003, March/April). Volunteers: Building Partnerships for Better Schools. Today's School, 3(5):14-19.
  • Ilg, T. J., Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2003, February). Steps to Accident Proof Playgrounds to Keep Kids Safe, Avoid Lawsuits. Managing SchoolBusiness, 7(22):8.
  • Russo, C. J., Massucci, J. D., Cattaro, G. M., & Osborne, Jr., A. G. (2002, August/September). Laws Regarding Students with Disabilities. Today's Catholic Teacher, 36(1):28-31.
  • Ilg, T. J., Massucci, Rev. J.D., & Russo, C. J. (2001, April). Review Grading Policies to Ensure Student Confidentiality. Your School And the Law, 31(8):4-5.
  • Ilg, T. J., Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2000, October). An Administrator's Guide to Working with School Nurses. Managing School Business, 5(15):4-5.
  • Russo, C. J., Ilg, T. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2000, August). A Primer on School Volunteers. Managing School Business, 5(11):4-5.
  • Ilg, T. J., Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2000, July). Ten Rules to Follow on Field Trips. Managing School Business, 5(10):4.
  • Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (2000, June). Update on Statutory Protections for School Employees: The Americans with Disabilities Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act. School Business Affairs, 66(6):48-53.
  • Massucci, J.D., Ilg, T. J., & Russo, C. J. (1999, July). Tips to Get Your New School Year To Do List Off To a Good Start. Managing School Business, 4(9):3.
  • Ilg, T. J., Massucci, Rev. J.D., & Russo, C. J. (1999, May). Tackle End-of-Year To Do List Early and Avoid Unforeseen Problems. Managing School Business, 4(5):3.
  • Russo, C. J., & Massucci, J. D. (1998, November). An Update on The Family and Medical Leave Act. School Business Affairs, 64(11):28-31.
  • Massucci, J. D. (1990). The Catholic School: A Bibliographical Resource Guide. National Catholic Educational Association, Contributor, in passim.
  • Massucci, J. D. (1984, May). School Vandalism: A Plan of Action. NASSP Bulletin, 68(472):18-20.

Encyclopedia articles

  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). The Declaration on Christian Education. In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). The Christian Education of Youth. In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport,CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). Pope Pius XI. In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport, CT:Greenwood Press.
  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). Pope Pius XII. In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  • Massucci, J. D. (2004, October). Pope PaulVI. In T.C. Hunt, et al., (Eds.), Catholic Schools in the U.S.: An Encyclopedia. Westport,CT: Greenwood Press.

Book review

  • Massucci, J. D. (2001, September). Review of Catholic Education Inside-Out/Outside-In. In James C. Controy (Ed.), Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and practice, Vol. 5, No. 1, 125-127.