Phone: 914-295-5810


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Danielle Trippodo

Ms. Danielle Trippodo joined the Ardsley School District as Principal in 2019.  She previously served for six years in the Brewster School District as the high school’s Assistant Principal. Ms. Trippodo taught science for over 10 years at Kingston High School prior to moving into administration.  Ms. Trippodo has a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, a Master's of Professional Studies in Humanistic and Multicultural Education as well as a Certificate of Advanced Study in School Building Leadership and District Leadership from SUNY New Paltz.  Ms. Trippodo also taught at Ulster Community College and is an adjunct instructor and is currently a respected member of the Putnam Westchester BOCES Regional Leadership Institute planning team.

Samantha Luis
Administrative Assistant to the Principal

Assistant Principal

Phone: 914-295-5820


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Frank Carlson

Mr. Frank Carlson became Assistant Principal at Ardsley High School in 2019.  Prior to coming to Ardsley, Mr. Carlson served as an Assistant Principal in the New Rochelle School District for two years.  Mr. Carlson taught Social Studies at Port Chester Middle School for 11 years, served as an 8th-grade Academy Leader, football coach, and girls' basketball coach, and worked with the Special Olympic Pioneer League.  Mr. Carlson earned his bachelor's Degree from Pace University in Education with a focus on History, his Master's Degree in Physical Education from Manhattanville College, and his second Master's Degree from Mercy College in Educational Administration and School District Leadership.

Gina Russo
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Principal