Matthew Tucker

Assistant Professor


Reid Castle, 406

Dr. Matthew Tucker holds degrees in Behavioral Science, Education, Special Education, School Building Leadership, and Interdisciplinary Leadership, as well as an executive certificate in non-profit leadership from Fordham University.  In his twenty-two years in education, he has been a Special Education teacher at both Southern Westchester BOCES and The Greenburgh Graham Special Act School, Assistant Principal, Principal and Executive Director of The New LIFE School in New York City, a school for students with special needs and most recently he served as the principal of The Walden School at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.  Dr. Tucker has training in Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) and RULER, and is certified in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools (TCIS).

Dr. Tucker had been an adjunct professor here at Manhattanville University for 6+ years and is excited to join the special education department as a full-time faculty member.

Specialization in Special Education, M.S., Mercy College - School Administration and Teacher Education
Specialization in Special Education Leadership, EdD, Creighton University - Interdisciplinary Leadership