About Mr. Basilone

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Matt Basilone comes to Bridging Communities with 18 years of experience as an educator. During this time Mr. Basilone has worked in middle schools, high schools, and community colleges teaching mathematics, engineering, technology, architecture, animations, and computer science. He has coached lacrosse, golf, and esports. He has sponsored technology, yearbook, and robotics clubs.

Mr. Basilone primarily studied mathematics education in his Bachelors and Mathematics programs, but also completed the undergraduate coursework for the secondary technology education program while earning his masters degree. His graduate level mathematics courses required code development using MATLAB. Through his experience as a technology education teacher, Mr. Basilone has developed skills in other coding languages.

Educational Background:

  • M.S.Ed. – Community College Teaching: Mathematics

    • Old Dominion University, 2011

  • B.S.Ed. – Secondary Mathematics Education

    • Radford University, 2004


  • Project Lead The Way: Design & Modeling

  • Project Lead The Way: Introduction to Engineering & Design

  • Project Lead The Way: Computer Science Essentials

  • Project Lead The Way: Computer Science Principles

Professional Accomplishments:

  • Grafton Lacrosse Head Coach - HRLax League Champions 2009; Runner up 2008 & 2010

  • Grafton Golf Head Coach - Bay Rivers District Runner Up 2010

  • Manchester Middle School - VEX Robotics Competition top 10 finisher 2016; SEAPerch Regional Competition - 10 competitors; TSA CO2 dragster competitors

  • Atlee Lacrosse Assistant Coach - VHSL state runner up 2014, 2016, 2017; VHSL semifinals 2015

  • Lafayette High School - esports founder, PlayVS super coach, TSA state runner up for engineering design 2022