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2017 New Principal

Mr. Marc Trocchio

Marc Trocchio
Newport-Mesa Unified School District (NMUSD) is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Marc Trocchio as the new principal of Back Bay/Monte Vista High School. Mr. Trocchio has nearly 20 years of experience in education. He is known for his ability to connect with students, staff, and parents to develop trust that contributes to a positive and cohesive school environment.

"I pride myself on being student-focused, responsive and open-minded when discussing placement of students," said Marc Trocchio. "I am excited to collaborate with colleagues on the alternative education needs of our students," he said.

Mr. Trocchio most recently served as assistant principal of Marina High School and Fountain Valley High School for the Huntington Beach Union High School District. He also has served as assistant principal of San Dieguito Academy and La Costa Canyon High School for the San Dieguito Union High School District. Mr. Trocchio began his career as a guidance counselor and teacher.

"Mr. Trocchio's background in counseling and administrative leadership, make him an ideal leader for our alternative education program," said Chief Academic Officer Mr. Russell Lee-Sung.

Some of Mr. Trocchio's administrative experiences include successfully implementing restorative practices, overseeing student safety and discipline, developing staff collaboration time and Professional Learning Communities. He has collaborated with various district departments and school sites to create comprehensive counseling and wellness programs, develop master schedules, lead WASC teams and manage special education cases.

Mr. Trocchio is happily married to his wife Kelli, and they have three kids; Jack - 12, Ben - 10, and Mary Jean - 5.

Mr. Trocchio's appointment is scheduled for ratification by the Board of Education at the August 22, 2017, board meeting. His transition to NMUSD is being finalized with his current district.