• Welcome to your 2020-2021 Roosevelt High School Early College Studies school year! I am looking forward to meeting and sharing quality time with you, whether through remote learning, hybrid, or daily in-class instruction.  I expect that each of us will try our hardest, make an effort, and do our very best to make the most of this school year.  Please email me with any questions or concerns you might have at mvaccaro@yonkerspublicschools.org



    1993 - Master of Science:  Elementary Education - Concentration:  Reading

    1992 - Bachelor of Science:  Education

    New York State Certifications:

    N.Y.S. Nursery through Sixth Grade:  Permanent Effective 1996

    N.Y.S. Reading Nursery through Twelfth Grade:  Permanent Effective 1996

    N.Y.S. Common Branches:  Permanent Effective 1993


    Title 1 - Research Writing

    Facilitate students' progression from reading and listening to comprehending and writing in order to prepare them to excel on their N.Y.S Regents by designing lessons that provide strategies which will enable each student to become an avid and capable reader, writer, speaker, and thinkers.  

    Composition English 12  

    Designed for students as a rigorous, project-based course in which students build their writing, research and reading skills in preparation for college level English.

    Journalism/Creative Writing

    News literacy is the acquisition of 21st-century critical-thinking skills for analyzing and judging the reliability of news and information, differentiating among facts, opinions and assertions in the media we consume, create and distribute.