JOHN A. ANDERSON
Interim Head of School, Mater Dei Prep
Mr. Anderson’s life’s work is in Catholic education. He is a graduate from Saint Peter’s College with a Bachelor of Arts in history/education and a Masters of Arts in educational administration. He is a certified School Administrator.
Early in his career, Mr. Anderson taught at Saint Mary School, Middletown (1976-1979) and Mater Dei (1981-1996). While at Mater Dei, Mr. Anderson held various positions including teacher of Social Studies, Athletic Director and Assistant Principal. In 1996, Mr. Anderson began at St. Joseph High School, Metuchen as a Dean of Students/ Assistant Principal then moved into the role of Principal for nine years.
Mr. Anderson has always held his time at Mater Dei close to his heart. Annually, Mr. Anderson gives a scholarship to a member of the Mater Dei Prep senior class and participates in the golf outing. He is honored to serve Mater Dei Prep as the Interim Head of School while the Board of Trustees searches for a candidate.