Rochester Community Schools Recommends New High School Principal

Rochester Community Schools announced on Monday that, following an extensive interview process, the district will be recommending Neil DeLuca to the Board of Education on June 8, 2015, for the position of principal at Rochester High School.

“We believe that Neil has the necessary skills to continue the tradition of educational excellence that is distinctive of Rochester Schools,” said Superintendent Robert Shaner. “He consistently demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and has an ambitious approach to cultivating partnerships with students, parents and staff.”

Neil has been acting as the interim principal since January 2015.

“Neil is highly regarded by the staff and families for his energetic instructional leadership,” said Debi Fragomeni, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction. “We are confident that he will continue to bring a high degree of enthusiasm and passion for student learning.”

DeLuca earned a graduate degree as an Education Specialist in Leadership at Oakland University, a Masters of Arts degree in Teaching Educational Leadership from Wayne State University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with a minor in History from Oakland University.

Since 2004, DeLuca served in multiple teaching and leadership roles at Rochester High School. Prior to acting as interim principal, DeLuca held the positions as assistant principal (October 2011 – January 2015), and Government, American History, and World History teacher (August 2004 – October 2011).

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