Dr. Tanya Wilson Thevanesan
Principal of East Lower School (Grade 6-8)
Dr. Tanya Wilson Thevanesan is the Principal of East Lower School. She attended Nazareth College and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Special Education and received her teaching certification in Special Education, PK-12 and in Mathematics, 7-12. She then received her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. John Fisher College. Mrs. Wilson Thevanesan started her career teaching high school at Edison Technical and Occupational Center in Rochester where she taught special education classes for 5 years. She served as the Coordinator of Special Education at the Edison campus for one year and then at the Northeast and Northwest Campus for two years. Following this, she was the Assistant Principal at Francis Parker School No. 23 for 1 year. Mrs. Wilson Thevanesan was most recently the Principal of Adlai E. Stevenson School 29 for the past five years.