Vanessa Vaccaro

 What is your job title?

I am a 7-8th Grade Academic Support Teacher at Strough Middle School.


How many years have you worked at RCSD?

This is my 8th year in Rome City School District as a Teacher. I held a Utica Safe School Healthy Students Coordinator Position in Rome City School District from 2005-2009.


What is the favorite part of your job?

My favorite part about my job is interacting with my students! I love seeing my student’s excitement when they master a skill, and observing my students achieve despite obstacles.


What inspires you?

My students and coworkers inspire me daily.


What has been one of your proudest moments working at RCSD?

My proudest moments working for Rome City School District have been when I received Tenure, and when I have received letters from past students thanking me for making a difference in his/her life.


Fun Fact:

I attended Strough Middle School 30 years ago!