• Irvington High School Administration

Michelleann DeFilippis

  • Michelleann DeFilippis, Assistant Principal of Irvington High School

    Michelleann DeFilippis
    Acting Principal

    Julie Orlando
    Assistant to the Assistant Principal
    914.269.5483 (IHS Attendance)

    Michelleann DeFilippis joined Irvington High School as the Assistant Principal July 1, 2021. Before joining the Irvington family, Michelleann served as a curriculum leader, social studies and special education teacher at Ossining High School. During her tenure, she was responsible for designing curriculum to meet the needs and interests of a culturally diverse community and served as a member of the building equity team. Michelleann began her educational career as a social studies and special education teacher, having served at the Bronx Leadership Academy and Southern Westchester BOCES.  With 15 years of experience, Michelleann’s guiding principle towards students and colleagues throughout her career has been to always remember the impact one can make on others.

    Michelleann holds a Bachelor’s degree in History and African Studies and a Master’s degree in African Studies from the University at Albany, a Master's degree in Secondary Education from Manhattanville College and a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Mercy College. 

    As Michelleann embarks on her new role as an Assistant Principal, she is excited to be a part of our close-knit community that values an enriching and rigorous learning experience and embraces diverse voices, empathy and collaboration.  She looks forward to partnering with the IHS students, faculty members and various stakeholders in the community, to center the social-emotional needs and academic rigor of all students.

Patricia Cyganovich