Dr. Margaret "Peggy" DiNinno


Dr. DiNinno is a proven and experienced leader. Prior to becoming the Superintendent of Riverview, she served as the Superintendent of the Apollo-Ridge School District, Assistant to the Superintendent for the Penn-Trafford School District, House Principal of the North Hills Junior High School, middle school reading and English teacher at Penn and Trafford Middle Schools, and Title I Reading Specialist with the Ligonier Valley School District. Additionally, Dr. DiNinno has unique experience coordinating Federal Programs and Pupil and Personnel Services. She has a unique knowledge of special education, gifted services, English as a second language (ESL) and curriculum revision. Her doctoral research focused on the development of distributed leadership practices and an exploration of those variables that promote and inhibit the development of teacher leadership. Dr. DiNinno values community service, as she has volunteered in youth athletic programs, children’s theater organizations, and as an active member of her church. 

Dr. DiNinno leads based on the notion that ALL children can learn, ALL children are important, and that an experienced and knowledgeable classroom teacher is the most important resource we can provide to our students. She supports an organizational model that emphasizes high expectations with a laser-like focus on continuous improvement.

She and her husband, Ralph, are proud parents of four children who are currently successful adults in the world of business, opera, physical therapy and actuarial science. In addition to being avid supporters of the arts and athletics, they enjoy biking, hiking, traveling and physical fitness.

Dr. DiNinno has been the Superintendent of the Riverview School District since 2012. 

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