About the Author

Donny Brusca has taught for over 25 years, mostly on the high school and college levels. He has a B.S. in mathematics and M.A. in computer and information science from Brooklyn College (CUNY) and a post-graduate P.D. in educational administration and supervision from St. John’s University. He has taught at Brooklyn College, Pace University, and Touro College Graduate School of Technology.

His administrative experiences include serving as the Student Data Systems Manager at a charter management organization and high school, as the Academic Dean and Mathematics Chairperson at a Manhattan business college, and as a high school Technology Coordinator. For several years, he was responsible for student scheduling, using both Blackbaud's Education Edge and PowerSchool systems, in a high school of about 1000 students.

His high school and college teaching experiences include basic mathematics, logic, algebra, geometry, probability, discrete structures, computer programming, web design, data structures, switching theory, computer architecture, and application software. He has taught all three Regents level mathematics courses and AP Computer Science A and AP Computer Science Principles.

He owned and operated a successful part-time disc jockey business (Sound Sensation), performing personally at nearly one thousand weddings and private events over a 12 year span. He co-managed a charter high school baseball team for two years, improving the team's record from 1-7-2 to 8-2 in those two years. He currently works part time as a baseball umpire, after playing for over 30 years in organized baseball and softball leagues.

He plans to retire from full time teaching in July to focus more on writing and operating Course Workbooks. He lives with his wife, Camille, and their cats.