Mr. Don DeMatteo

Phone: 914 376 8540


Degrees and Certifications:

BA - Secondary Education/Social Studies - Manhattan College MA - Counseling Psychology - Manhattan College MA - School Administration and Supervision - Manhattan College NYS Social Studies Teacher - Grades 7-12 - Permanent NYS Guidance Counselor - Expired NYS School Administration NYS School District Administration - Permanent NYS School Business Administration - Permanent

Mr. Don DeMatteo

Mr. DeMatteo is a high school Assistant Principal at Yonkers Montessori Academy.  This is my 5th year at YMA and 9th year as an administrator.  Prior to joining the YMA learing community, Mr. DeMatteo held the position of Assistant Director of Social Studies and Assistant Principal at Early College High School.  Prior to becoming an adminsitrator, Mr. DeMatteo taught Social Studies at Yonkers International Baccalaureate High School for over ten years.  

Mr. DeMatteo was born and raised in the Park Hill section of the City of Yonkers, having attended parochial elementary school in Yonkers.  He attended Manhattan College, majoring in Secondary Education with a concentration in Social Studies.  Mr. DeMatteo continued his education at Manhattan College earning Masters Degrees in Counseling Psychology and School Adnminsitration.  Mr. DeMatteo holds NYS Certification as a Social Studes Teacher, School Adminsitrator and District Administrator.

Mr. DeMatteo has been married since 2000 to Kathleen, a teacher at Yonkers Middle School.  He is the father of a school age daughter, Alyson.

Mr. DeMatteo's educational philiosphy is based on the education of the whole child and helping to shape students into life long learners who contribute positively to society.