Degrees and Certifications:
Masters of Arts in Educational Leadership, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey Bachelor of Science in Education, Elementary, Secondary Mathematics and Special Education, University of Delaware
Angeline A. Rivello
Mrs. Rivello is a Delaware native who attended the University of Delaware, where she studied to be an educator specializing in mathematics and special education. She currently serves as the Associate Secretary of the Teacher & Leader Effectiveness Branch at the Delaware Department of Education, overseeing efforts focused on educator preparation, licensure/certification, recruitment, placement, evaluation, professional learning, retention and compensation.
Mrs. Rivello began teaching in September of 1995 in southern New Jersey at Middletownship Middle School serving high need students. This is where and when she decided to dedicate her life to helping children who needed an excellent education and were not being given that opportunity. In 2001, she graduated from Rowan University with her Master’s in Educational Leadership. The next eight years were spent serving as an assistant principal and principal in New Jersey and Florida. Every school she has worked in has served underserved populations of children. She led her middle school in Florida from an “F” state rating to an “A” rating. Under her leadership, the students and teachers far exceeded expectation for student growth.
Mrs. Rivello returned to her home state of Delaware to serve as Human Resources Director in Red Clay Consolidated School District. In 2012, she answered the call to serve at the state level as a Director for the Delaware Department of Education. In this role, she has focused on providing support to all LEAs for educator effectiveness practices with an end goal of increased student achievement. She has led numerous key initiatives that have resulted in improved outcomes for Delaware’s children. Mrs. Rivello firmly believes that public education is the key to a successful future for all of us.