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Administration

Principal

Dr. John Perella has been a teacher, athletic coach, and administrator at Revere High School since 1997. In 2012, John took over as the Headmaster at Medford High School. However, the lure of Revere was too much, and in 2018 returned to RHS as its Principal. Educational Leadership and History are the main areas of interest for John who since 2013 has also taught A Critical History of Education at Tufts University. John received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, a Master of Arts in Teaching History, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) in School Leadership from Salem State University, and a Doctorate in Urban Educational Leadership from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Born and raised in Revere, Dr. Perella is dedicated to this community and its people.

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: jperella@reverek12.org

Deputy Principal

Ms. Leah Tuckman is the Deputy Principal at Revere High School. She has been an educator for the past 17 years. Most recently, Ms. Tuckman spent six years at the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) where she supported identified districts throughout the Commonwealth in strategically accessing and using professional development and targeted assistance to improve instruction. Prior to that Ms. Tuckman taught high school and middle school math and served as a mathematics department chair in both the Boston Public Schools and the San Francisco Unified School District. Ms. Tuckman received her Bachelor’s Degree from Haverford College in Pennsylvania. She then received her Master’s Degree in Education from Lesley University and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Urban Education Administration from UMass Boston. Ms. Tuckman also  earned her Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate and has worked extensively with English language learners throughout her career.

 

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: ltuckman@reverek12.org

RHS Assistant Principal
Freshman Academy
Grade 9 - Green House - 2nd. Floor

Mr. Christopher Bowen is the Assistant Principal for the Freshman Academy.  Chris began his career in education as a middle school mathematics teacher, but since 2010 he has worked at Framingham High School as a teacher, class advisor and program director.   The majority of his experience has been teaching Freshmen Algebra and AP Statistics, serving as curriculum coordinator for both courses. He was the Director of the Cornerstone Program, an academic support and credit recovery program he designed to support retained students, specifically repeat freshmen.  Chris has a passion for identifying systemic issues that impact subgroups of students and working collaboratively with other educators to solve those problems.  He holds a B.A. in Mathematics, an M.A. in Sociology, and an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership from Boston College.  In 2017, he earned a Graduate Certificate in Restorative Practices from the International Institute for Restorative Practices.  Chris is very excited to join the team of educators in the Freshman Academy at Revere High School and is ready to welcome the Class of 2022!

 

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: cbowen@reverek12.org

RHS Assistant Principal
Grade 9 - Green House - 1st. Floor

Ms. Julianne Falzarano is the Assistant Principal for the Class of 2025 and a Revere High School Graduate. Since 2007, Ms. Falzarano has been working in Revere Public Schools as a Mathematics/Business Teacher at RHS as well as the Head Coach of the RHS Cheerleading Team. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Northeastern University and continued her studies receiving a Master’s Degree in Mathematics from Lesley University and most recently earned her Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Educational Leadership through the University of Massachusetts Boston. She is passionate about involving students in decision making, creating exciting learning pathways, and helping students make connections in the building as well as with our Revere Community that will provide them with the resources to succeed while at RHS and beyond. Go Pats!


Phone:
(781) 286-8220
Email: jfalzarano@reverek12.org

RHS Assistant Principal
Grade 10 - Red House - 3rd. Floor

Jorge Ortega

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: jortega@reverek12.org

RHS Assistant Principal
Grade 11 - Blue House - 1st. Floor

Blaine Yesselman

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: byesselman@reverek12.org

RHS Assistant Principal
Grade 12 - Brown House - 3rd. Floor

Lena Marie Rockwood, Ed.D. has been working in the RPS district for 22 years. She taught science at GMS for eight years and was an assistant principal at Lincoln Elementary for seven years, Rumney Marsh Academy for three years then moving to the high school as the Freshman Academy Assistant Principal for the Class of 2021. Dr. Rockwood is currently working with the Class of 2022 as they navigate their Senior Year. Dr. Rockwood earned her Bachelor of Science and Master of Education at Salem State and her Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. She recently completed the Certificate in School Management and Leadership (CSML), which is a joint program of the Harvard School of Education and the Harvard Business School. Dr. Rockwood’s focus continues to be on literacy and engaging students in reading for pleasure in an effort to develop a lifelong love of reading. She is a passionate reader and attempts to engage others (adults and students) in developing a daily reading habit. She is actively involved with the International Literacy Association and has been the chair of the Social Justice Literature Award Committee for the past two years. When not at school, she will most likely be reading a book or assembling a jigsaw puzzle.

Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: lrockwood@reverek12.org

RHS Administrative Assistants

Ms. Rose Gordinas


Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: rgordinas@reverek12.org

Ms. Gina Corrao


Phone: (781) 286-8220
Email: gcorrao@reverek12.org