Matthew Wienclawski was born and raised in Pennsylvania. He comes from a family of educators who inspired him to enter the classroom. Matthew earned his B.A in 2006, his M.A. in Education in 2011, and has obtained his preliminary administrative credential. Currently, he is working on a M.S. in Educational Leadership at CSU-Eastbay.
Matthew has several years of teaching experience between Philadelphia and Oakland. He became an administrator in 2013, serving as a Discipline Coordinator, Dean of Students, and Vice Principal at Bay Area Technology School. He is an accomplished visionary leader with 5 years of operational, planning, and administrative experience within the charter school sector. He is a member of the Association of California School Administrators and an advocate for the California Charter School Association.
Matthew looks forward to continuing Nea's strong tradition of active and exploratory learning. He is focused on upholding the school's mission and will strive to maintain inclusivity and equity. He is thrilled to be Nea's Lead Facilitator (Upper Village) for the 2018-19 school year. Matthew enjoys playing soccer, camping, and traveling. He is a staunch Arsenal Football Club supporter and loves spending time with his wife, Danielle, son, Francis, and dog, Ditto.