Principal Mark Berkowitz
Mark 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. He also increased inclusion of students with disabilities by initiating integrated co-teaching in grades 6-8, while strengthening these practices in the high school. Additionally, he has worked to promote diversity and understanding within the educational setting, including helping to implement a citywide black & latino male student equity program, creating "SOAR" Circles (Staff & Students Organized Against Racism), and developing a whole-school summer reading program focused on cross-cultural consciousness.
He 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.
575 Colonial Avenue
Pelham, NY 10803
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