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Principal: Mr. Damon Monteleone
Damon Monteleone began his career as
a special education teacher at Paint Branch High School before teaching Advanced Placement
US History at Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School. While at BCC, he took a one
year leave through Fulbright to teach in Vienna, Austria. In 2002, he left the United States again to teach social studies at an American International
School in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Upon returning in 2006, he
served as the Advanced Placement Program Coordinator and social studies
resource teacher at Northwood High School before becoming an administrator at
Paint Branch in 2010. Mr. Monteleone received his undergraduate degree from the
University of Maryland and earned his Master’s Degree in International
Education from Framingham State College.
Mr. Monteleone seeks to build upon
the strengths of Richard Montgomery High School and listen to the needs of its
stakeholders in order to mobilize collectively on behalf of all students.
He is committed to an environment where all students are engaged and challenged
to succeed academically while having the support in place to do so.
Moreover, Mr. Monteleone is dedicated to the development of the whole
individual by fostering a school culture where students can pursue their
extracurricular interests, develop lifelong friendships, and realize their