Eileen Brett, principal of St. Matthias School:
Eileen comes from a background of Catholic education as a student having attended St. Cecilia School in Fox Chase, Pennsylvania followed by Bishop DuBourg High School in St. Louis, Missouri. She spent 20 years of her teaching career as an Immaculate Heart of Mary Sister having earned her Bachelors’ Degrees at Immaculata University in Immaculata, Pennsylvania. Her Masters in Education degrees were earned at Rider University and West Chester State University.
Eileen spent her early career as a teacher in primary grades in Catholic schools in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania and Raleigh, North Carolina. She began her administrative career in Catholic education at Incarnation School in Ewing, New Jersey and Holy Angels School in Hamilton, New Jersey. She followed this work with 14 years working as a building administrator in the Franklin Township Public Schools.
Eileen is happy to be serving as principal of St. Matthias School where the staff and parents surround the students in a nurturing educational setting.
Mr. Joseph Gidaro, Vice Principal:
Joseph Gidaro, currently our Vice Principal, comes to us with more than 25 years of experience as an Administrator and Teacher in Catholic Elementary and Secondary Schools. He holds a B.A. in Elementary Education and two Masters Degrees; one in Theology and the other in Administration and Supervision. Having this extensive experience gives Mr. Gidaro comprehensive preparation to serve St. Matthias School as Vice Principal. His responsibilities can be summed up in two broad goals: to assist the Principal with the management of the daily operations of the school and to collaborate with teachers, students, and parents in order to enhance a Catholic school environment that maximizes student learning, academic performance and social growth.