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Mark Vianello, Deputy Superintendent
Mark Vianello, a longtime district veteran, serves as deputy superintendent of MCPS.
Second in charge, Vianello joined MCPS in 1991 for two years, taught in Orange County for two years, then returned to Marion County in 1995.
Currently, Vianello leads the "Responsible Reopening" transition task force to determine what school will look like for the 2020-2021 school year.
Throughout his career, Vianello has served as a high school teacher, assistant principal, and principal appointments at East Marion Elementary and Marion Technical Institute. In 2010, he was named executive director of Student Services and continued there until 2017, when he became executive director on assignment over Vocational Programs, primarily leading Marion Technical Institute and Marion Technical College. In 2018, he was formally named executive director of Vocational Programs.
An Ocala native and Vanguard High alumnus (’87), Vianello holds a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from the University of Florida and a master’s in Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University.
Vianello’s leadership of vocational programs garnered him a “2020 College Ready Florida Innovator” award in May 2020. As well, the Florida Workforce Development Association named him the 2018 Florida Workforce Partner of the Year as nominated by CareerSource Citrus Levy Marion.
In 2019, Vianello shared the success of the district’s vocational programs at the prestigious Model Schools Conference of America.
Vianello is married to Shannon, and they have three children -- two daughters and a son -- all products of Marion County Public Schools.