Principal Mark Berkowitz

Mark Berkowitz


Mark Berkowitz is the proud Principal of Pelham Memorial High School.  

Mr. Berkowitz began his tenure as Principal of Pelham Memorial High School in July 2020 after serving as Principal of New Explorations into Science, Technology & Math (NEST+m) in New York City. A native of Westchester and graduate of Mamaroneck High School, Mr. Berkowitz’s experience also includes serving as Assistant Principal for the New York City Lab School for Collaborative Studies where he also taught for a decade. 

Mr. Berkowitz has a strong curricular background which includes working to enhance programmatic offerings in science, math and technology, including introducing multiple computer science courses such as CS50 and AP Computer Science Principles as well as AP Statistics at his former school. 

Over the past three years, new courses that have been introduced to PMHS include Data Science, Astronomy and Characters & Conundrums. 

Of his leadership, Mr. Berkowitz states, For more than a century Pelham Memorial High School has been known for its commitment to the high ideals of scholarship and service.

We are guided by three core values:  

  • To Inspire: We inspire our students to achieve their full potential within and beyond our classrooms.

  • To Create: We create a strong sense of community and develop students of character. 

  • To Serve: We engage our community through meaningful acts of service. 

As we say, “Excellence. Inspired by Tradition. Empowered Through Community.”

Mr. Berkowitz holds a M.A. in Teaching of Social Studies from Teachers College, Columbia University, a B.A. in Journalism and History from Indiana University-Bloomington and has completed relevant coursework at both Columbia University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and Hunter College.

Assistant Principal Dr. Kerri Titone

Dr. Kerri Titone was appointed Assistant Principal of PMHS effective January 3, 2023 after previously serving as Supervisor for Advanced Placement Courses, Dual Enrollment, and the International Baccalaureate Program at North Shore High School on Long Island. She also served as the Western Suffolk BOCES Summer School Assistant Principal for two years, and oversaw the North Shore Summer Experience K-12 for three years. 

Prior to advancing into administration, Dr. Titone taught Italian and Spanish at Northport High School for 11 years. She holds a B.A. in Secondary Italian Education from the University of Delaware, a M.A. in Italian, a School Building and District Leadership Certificate from SUNY Stony Brook and a Doctorate of Educational Leadership and Administration from St. John’s University. Additionally, she serves as an Adjunct Doctoral Advisor at Marymount University.

Contact Info

575 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, NY 10803

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