Vice Principal Upper School
Last Names N-Z
Maycanitza Perez is an Upper School Vice Principal for scholars with the last names N-Z at East. Ms. Perez is a native of Rochester, a graduate of East High School and Monroe Middle School, attending Schools #28 and #9 and schools in Salinas, Puerto Rico, in her early years. Ms. Perez received a Bachelor’s degree in Spanish, a Master’s degree in Secondary Education and an Administrative certification from the University of Rochester. Throughout her professional career, Maycanitza has devoted her talents to serving Rochester students, spending five years as a teacher of Spanish at Thomas Jefferson Middle School and East High School. Since 2005, she has served in positions such as Assistant Principal, Program Administrator, Acting Principal, Freshman Academy Director and Executive Director. Ms. Perez is a proud alumni of the Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Cohort IV. She is a proud Latina leader, who has the passion and drive to help all students succeed. Her message to our students is: “Never let go of your dreams, no matter the obstacles you may encounter; do the right thing at all times and encourage the heart of others to become positive change agents in our society."