Michael J. Testani
Acting Superintendent of Schools
Mr. Michael J Testani is serving as Bridgeport’s Acting Superintendent while the Board of Education. Mr. Testani has been an administrator in the Bridgeport Public Schools for the past 16 years. He has served Bridgeport for 20 years.
Mr. Testani served as an School Counselor and Assistant Principal at the elementary, middle and high school level. He worked as an administrator on special assignment for Bridgeport working on high school transformation. This work included the establishment of high school alternative programs and summer transition programs. He has also headed the high school summer school for 12 years. He must recently served as the Director of Adult and Continuing Education in Bridgeport. In addition, he has assumed many additional responsibilities including overseeing the district athletics programs, the education program at the juvenile detention center, school safety and security and community engagement.
A graduate of University of Bridgeport with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Mr. Testani also holds a master’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of Bridgeport and a Sixth Year in Educational Leadership from Southern Connecticut State University. He is a member of the boards of directors of the Field of Dreams Foundation and the Connecticut Association of School Administrators.