Maycanitza PerezVice Principal Upper School
Last Names R-Z
Maycanitza Perez is an Upper School Vice Principal for scholars with the last names R-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 and Acting Principal. 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."