Enzo Zocco joined Sheehan High School as principal in August of 2019. Prior to this, he served as an assistant principal and as a social studies teacher in other school districts. He attended UCONN where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Master of Arts in Education, and 6th Year Degree in Educational Leadership along with an 093 certification from CCSU. Mr. Zocco is very happy to have joined the Sheehan family and enjoys working with the students, staff, and parents in the community. He has a wife and two children.
Mr. Justin Marciano is a proud graduate of Mark T. Sheehan High School. He began his career in education as an English teacher at North Haven High School in Connecticut and taught grades nine, eleven, and twelve.
As an English teacher, Mr. Marciano wrote curriculum and created common assessments for grades nine and twelve, was trained in the Common Core State Standards, co-taught with special education teachers, and helped develop school-wide reading and writing rubrics and close-reading assessments. In his first year as an English teacher he created a highly successful senior elective in African-American literature that he continued to teach until his departure to become assistant principal at Mark T. Sheehan High School in 2014.
During his time at North Haven, Mr. Marciano served on various committees, including, but not limited to, NEASC, PBIS, and the scheduling committee. He also worked as the administrative substitute and was co-chair of the school-wide data team. Mr. Marciano was the chair and co-author of the NEASC seven-year report and developed classroom-level interventions and new pilot programs for struggling readers and writers. He also provided professional development and guidance in the use of PowerSchool for new teachers. Additionally, Mr. Marciano served as the Diversity Club advisor and head coach for the powderpuff team.
Mr. Marciano holds a B.A. in English Literature, M.S. in Education, both from the University of New Haven, and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study in Educational Leadership from the University of New England. In 2008 he was one of twelve teachers in the country accepted to the National Humanities Center’s conference on African-American literature, history and art, and he was voted North Haven High School’s Teacher of the Year in 2010.
Mr. Brendan Schmitt was raised and educated in Wallingford, a graduate of Lyman Hall High School. He began his teaching career at his alma mater in 2002, once again sporting orange and blue. During his 20 years as a math teacher at Lyman Hall, he was involved in the school community in a number of ways including writing curriculum, serving as a TEAM mentor, coaching tennis and serving as a union vice president for the WEA. He first joined the Mark T. Sheehan community during the 2022-2023 school year as an interim assistant principal. He attended Providence College where he earned his Bachelor of Arts for Math Education. He earned his masters and 6th year degree in Educational Leadership from Central Connecticut State University.