Assistant Principal

2021
Contact Information:

Leon Samuels
Assistant Principal
lsamuels@epps.org
201-796-8700 Ext. 2931

 Mr. Samuels began his career in the Elmwood Park Public Schools in January of 2016.  He spent two and a half years as Assistant Principal of Memorial Middle School before transferring to his current role at Memorial High School for the 2018-2019 school year. Prior to his time in Elmwood Park, Mr. Samuels taught several Social Studies courses both in both a Junior High School and Senior High School. Additionally, Mr. Samuels coached various sports and advised clubs throughout his years as a teacher.  Mr. Samuels earned his Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Montclair State University.

Mr. Samuels is passionate about education and is excited to continue to work closely with students, faculty, and the community in Elmwood Park. He works as part of the High School team to help each student fulfill their potential while preparing them for the rigors and challenges they will encounter as they progress in their paths towards college and career. As Assistant Principal, Mr. Samuels works every day to ensure that Memorial High School is a truly wonderful place for students to learn and grow socially, emotionally, and academically.