Dimitri Saliani is the Principal of Eleanor Roosevelt High School.
As a founding member of the ERHS faculty in 2002 he taught several Social Studies courses during his tenure as teacher and assistant principal until 2008 when he became principal of the school.
Mr. Saliani holds two Master's degrees, receiving an MA from New York University in Latin American & Caribbean Studies (History Concentration) and an MS in Education Administration and Supervision from Baruch College. He completed his undergraduate degree at SUNY-New Paltz with a major in History and minor in African-American Studies.
He coached Eleanor Roosevelt's Debate Team to the city finals (2006) and organized senior class trips to Montreal, Virginia Beach and Cleveland as well as leading students on an international trips including Spain, Argentina, Brazil and in 2011 and 2013 co-led the school's Model U.N. team to compete in a conferences in Israel, Istanbul and most recently to Munich, Germany.
Mr. Saliani was awarded the 2011 Our Town Thanks You (OTTY) Educator of the Year award from the Our Town Newspaper for his contributions to the community of the Upper East Side.
Mr. Saliani is proud to lead this incredible community of professionals and learners and is excited to see ERHS continue to develop as a top school in New York City.