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Meet the Staff

"A good teacher can inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instill a love of learning" - Brad Henry


Health Opportunities HS is a community of experienced & diverse teachers & staffs members.

  • On average, teachers at HOP have 11 years of teaching experience.
  • 60% of teachers at HOP are teachers of color
  • Nearly 40% of teachers at HOP are male teachers
  • 100% of guidance counselors at HOP are counselors of color

"Education is our passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today" - Malcolm X

From left to right: 
Dance Teacher Ms. Devot, History Teacher Mr. Perl & Attendance Counselor Mrs. Hills
From left to right: 
Guidance Counselor Ms. Wilson, Science Teacher Ms. Cedeno, & Music Teacher Ms. Mia
From left to right: 
History Teacher Mr. Perl, English Teacher Ms. Gill, & SpEd Teacher Mr. Snow
From left to right: 
English Teacher Ms. Sultana, Science Teacher Mrs. Boccardi

"It's the teacher that makes the difference, not the classroom" - Michael Morpurgo

HOP's Science Teacher, Ms. Cedeno dropping off schoolwork at students' home.

COVID-19 crisis is challenging for families. Teachers at HOP are dedicate to educating our students no matter the situation.