Michael Yazurlo, Ed.D. is Superintendent of the Yonkers Public Schools, the fourth largest district in New York State.
Dr. Yazurlo was born in Yonkers and was a young student in the Yonkers Public Schools, where he also served as a teacher and administrator.
He is the former Superintendent of Tuckahoe Union Free School District, where he served for 13 years, and an Associate Professor of Graduate Education at The College of Saint Rose and State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Dr. Yazurlo began his career as a District science teacher, advancing to the position of assistant principal and later principal of PEARLS Hawthorne School and Roosevelt High School, where he led for seven years.
A respected and beloved educator, Dr. Yazurlo was named Yonkers Public Schools Administrator of the Year in 1991.
Dr. Yazurlo received a Bachelor of Science from New York Institute of Technology and both a Master of Science and Doctor of Education from Fordham University.