Steven S. Kussin is Adjunct Professor in the School of Communications at Hofstra University and has taught at New York University and C.W. Post College as well. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, his Master of Science from Brooklyn College, and his PhD from New York University. He has been an educator fornbsp;thirty-seven years, includingnbsp;twenty-one years as a high school principal.nbsp; Dr. Kussin has been building master schedules for more thannbsp;thirty years. In addition to running workshops on "How To Build the Master Schedule" throughout the greater New York metropolitan area, he serves as an education consultant to a number of school districts. Since 2006, he has been writing a weekly column on education titled the "Principal's Office."nbsp;It appears in the Herald newspaper chain on Long Island. Dr. Kussin resides in Merrick, Long Island, New York, with his wife ofnbsp;thirty-five years, Sharyn, who was a Spanish teacher in New York City. The couple has three sons: Todd, Eric, and Lonnie (all of whom attended Cornell). Todd and his wife Alyssa are the parents of Rebecca Hayley. In his spare time,nbsp;Kussin likes being "Grandpa," volunteering for several community causes, playing the piano, and writing. He is currently completing a novel which he plans to turn into a screenplay.