Mr. Anthony Dragona, RSBA

10 Year Member
Board of Directors
Most Valuable Member Bronze

Union City Board of Education

School Business Administrator
Union City, NJ


Anthony Dragona, Ed.D., is a product of the Union City School District in Union City, NJ, has served the district as a Teacher of Social Studies, Assistant Athletic Director, Assistant Principal, Principal, and currently the School Business Administrator since 1998. In addition, Dragona has serverd as an adjunct professor of Educational Technology at New Jersey City University, where he received his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees. He is currently pursing his Doctorate with Nova Southeastern University. He served as President of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials and the recipient of the 2009 ASBO Intl. Distinguished Eagle Award. In additon to School Business organizations, Dragona also has been a featured conference speaker for Filemaker, the Consortium for School Networking, Technology Education conference, and the New Jersey School Board Association. He has also written articles for a variety of publications including American School Board Journal, Key Post Magazine, and School Leader Magazine. Mr. Dragona currently resides in Glen Rock, NJ with his wife and two children.

Geographical Region


Job Classification

Chief School Business Official

Professional Interest Area

Accounting, Auditing, & Budgeting, Information Systems, Legal Aspects, Management Techniques, Professional Development, Purchasing & Supply Management, Risk Management, School Facilities Management, School Finance




Nova South Eastern University

Florida, United States
Ed D. Organizational Leadership, 2014
Organizational Leadership and School Business Management
2008 To 2014
Dissertation: An Interstate Evaluation of the Relationship Between Educational Funding Source and Economic-Based Educational Disparity
Advisor: Dr. Noel Gray

New Jersey City University

New Jersey, United States
Master Degree, 1982
Urban Education - Principal/Supervisor Certification, School Business Administrator and School Administrator (Superintendent) Certificaton
1980 To 1986

Job History

Union City Board of Education

School Business Administrator/Board Secretary
Union City, NJ
January 1998 - present

Union City Board of Education

Asst.Principal - District Level - Student Database Administrator
Union City, NJ
January 1985 - January 1998

Union City Board of Education

Principal - Roosevelt Elementary School -K-8 - 740 Student
July 1982 - June 1985

Union City Board of Education

Social Studies Teacher
Union City, NJ, United States
September 1975 - July 1982