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Dr. Michael DeAntonio

Biography: Dr. DeAntonio has over three decades of experience as an educator and administrator in public education.  He is the Executive Director of Buxmont Academy, a group of five private academic licensed alternative schools located in southeastern Pennsylvania.  He previously served as an instructor in the Department of Secondary Education at Kutztown University and as an educational liaison for Buxmont Academy, in the role of consultant.  Prior to that, Dr. DeAntonio was a principal in the Fleetwood Area School District for six years and assistant principal at Upper Merion High School for seven years.  His experience ranges from middle school science teacher to instructor of graduate students preparing to enter the field of secondary school administration.  Dr. DeAntonio's doctoral dissertation focused on the role that restorative practices play in Pennsylvania high schools.


  • B.S.Ed. Kutztown University - Biology

  • M.Ed. Temple University - Education Leadership

  • Ph.D. Alvernia University


  • Pennsylvania Association of Student Assistance Professionals (Board Member At-Large)

  • Pennsylvania Council of Children, Youth and Family Services (Co-Chairperson, Education Services)

Dr. Michael DeAntonio

Contact Information:

230 Beekey Education Building

Phone: 484-646-4748


Office Hours:

Tuesday: 6:00-7:15 PM

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