About Me


Michael Bruno is a 2005 graduate of St. Joseph Regional High School.  After graduation, he attended Seton Hall University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education and History as well as a NJ Teaching Certification with advanced standing. 


Michael was then hired by the Academy of Our Lady of Mount Carmel to teach study skills and serve as the Director of Admissions.  Soon after, Michael was named Vice Principal. 


In 2014, he earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership Management and Policy from Seton Hall University.  Michael was named Principal of the Academy for the 2014 – 2015 school year.


In 2016, Michael was named the 8th Principal of St. Joseph Regional High School.



Orangeburg, NY


Teaching philosophy:

I entered the field of education because I love helping people meet their goals.  Whether that is preparing students for tests or helping teachers execute a lesson to the best of their ability, seeing people meet with success is an extremely fulfilling experience for me.


Fun Fact:

I complete a crossword puzzle each day.


When I’m not at SJR you’ll find me:

Working on my house or spending time with my family.


Ask me about:

My love of cooking.


I like to work at SJR because:

The students and faculty create a welcoming environment.  As an alumnus of this school, I am excited to pass along our mission of developing the Vir Fidelis to the next generation of Green Knights.  The brotherhood is real.