Linden Avenue Middle School, 65 West Market Street, Red Hook, NY 12571
845-758-2241, ext. 25200
Jill Berardi, Assistant Principal at Linden Avenue Middle School joined the administrative team in 2012. Mrs. Berardi earned a BA in Childhood Education grades 1-6 and Secondary Education in English grades 7-12. Her Masters is in Special Education grades 1-12 and she received her CAS in Administration as well.
Prior to coming to Red Hook, Mrs. Berardi served as a Special Educator, an English Teacher, an Assistant to the Director of Special Education and an Assistant Principal in the Kingston City School District. During her time in Red Hook, she has primarily served as the Assistant Principal. Mrs. Berardi had the opportunity to act as Principal of LAMS for the 2014-2015 school year. Before her time as an educator, she had her own business. Soon after, she realized she wanted to make a difference in education.
Mrs. Berardi is a creator of positive learning experiences who encourages students to be confident, self-directed, and life-long learners. Her on-going goal as an educator and leader is to ensure a safe, productive, and physically comfortable learning environment. She builds collaborative partnerships with parents, students, and faculty. She describes middle school as a great time for academic and personal growth, and loves this age group.
Mrs. Berardi lives with her husband, Darren, and son, Benjamin, in High Falls, NY.
The secretary to the assistant principal is Deborah Temple - 845-758-2241, ext. 25030.