Principal's Biography

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    Jill Palladino


    (610) 853-4580  


    Ms. Palladino is the proud Principal of Drexel Hill Middle School for the second year.  She is passionate about making a difference in the Drexel Hill community and loves making relationships with her students, families and staff. 


    Mrs. Palladino attended West Chester University, studying elementary education.  She received her Masters in Special Education from Wilmington University and her Educational Leadership certification from St. Joseph’s University.


    Prior to joining the Drexel Hill family, Ms. Palladino was a special education teacher at Hillcrest Elementary School, Westbrook Park Elementary School, and Upper Darby High School.  Mrs. Palladino also had the honor of serving as the Assistant Principal for the graduating class of 2019 at Upper Darby High School.  She also held the role of the Assistant Principal of Climate and Culture at Upper Darby High School.


    Mrs. Palladino is married with two children, Joey (9) and Stella (6).  In her spare time, Mrs. Palladino enjoys watching her son play sports and her daughter dance.  As a family they love spending time with their Boston Terrier, traveling, the beach, their family pool and riding bikes!