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About Me - Principal Mr. Cosentino


My name is Anthony Cosentino and I am the proud Principal and leader of PS 21. l am native New Yorker and I have been teaching and coaching for ten years. My passion lies in helping our students to love learning and grow as people. I reinforce the words "we," "our," and "why not" when referring to our school community. I live in Staten Island with my wife, Lena and French Bulldog, Rousseau. 

Favorite Quote: 

When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me 
that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down ‘happy’. They told me I didn’t understand the assignment, and I told them they didn’t understand life.” 
--- John Lennon


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