• Ms. Zitarosa Ms. Zitarosa, Principal of Ravine Drive Elementary School

    Ms. Zitarosa is the Principal of Ravine Drive Elementary School.  Prior to this role, Ms. Zitarosa served as Supervisor of Language Arts and Social Studies K-12, Director of Elementary School Accountability - Pre-K-5, and Director of Language Arts/Humanities K-12 for the Matawan Aberdeen Regional School District’s Office of Curriculum and Instruction.  This provided her with the unique opportunity to work with students, teachers, and administrators of all buildings (Pre-K-12). In addition, Ms. Zitarosa was the Assistant Principal of the K-3 Elementary Schools and most recently, an Assistant Principal at Matawan Regional High School.

    Before working for the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District, Ms. Zitarosa was a Teacher of English at Wall High School.  Ms. Zitarosa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Education from Monmouth University, and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from New Jersey City University.  She has also taken post-graduate courses at Monmouth University and Georgian Court University where she has earned additional certification in Education.

    Ms. Zitarosa is passionate about education.  She believes that every child is unique and possesses his/her own talents that need to be cultivated.  It is the job of the educator to provide a learning environment where students can acquire the foundational, social, and emotional skills that are necessary to achieve success throughout their academic career.

    Ms. Zitarosa can be reached at: 732-705-5800 or by email at: jzitarosa@marsd.org.