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Emilio R. Matticoli, Ed.D.

Chief of Staff

Emilio R. Matticoli has a professional career spanning over 31 years in public education. He has served as a teacher, principal, central office administrator, acting regional superintendent, and cluster leader for the School District of Philadelphia. As a principal, he administered a magnet middle school as it expanded its program to include the high school years. As a central office administrator, he assisted in the development of a new magnet school that included site location, principal and teacher selection, curriculum writing, selection of supplies and instructional materials, and the administration of the student selection lottery. He administered 42 schools as an acting regional superintendent and 12 schools as a cluster leader.

In his role as Chief of Staff for Foundations, Emilio is responsible for the oversight of the day-to-day operations and long-term direction of the organization. He assists the CEO in strategic planning, promotion, development, and relationship-building activities, and serves as advisor on major corporate projects and personnel issues.  Emilio also serves as the company's liaison with government, business, education, and community partners.

Emilio is an advisor to the Preparatory Charter High School of Mathematics, Science and Technology, and was a member of the Board of Directors of the Christopher Columbus Charter School, both in Philadelphia. He was also a member of the Board of Directors of Communities in Schools and presently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Citizens Acting Together Can Help (CATCH, Inc.), a provider of community behavioral health and developmental disability services. Emilio was appointed to the Board of Education for the School District of Philadelphia in March 2000.

Emilio earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics as well as Master's and Doctorate of Education degrees from Temple University.