Mark Balestracci, M.Ed., is currently the Principal of Mashpee Middle-High School, a grades 7-12 Public School in Mashpee, Massachusetts. Mark received his Bachelor’s Degree from the College of the Holy Cross and later earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from American International College. As Principal of Mashpee Middle-High School, Mark has been recognized for his success in building and leading a School Based Leadership Team to support school infrastructure in the effective implementation of MTSS at the Secondary Level. Mark has expertise in the assessment of resources, scheduling, and data analysis to successfully embed MTSS within the school culture. Prior to becoming an administrator, Mark joined the Mashpee Public Schools as a teacher and coach. During his time as a classroom teacher, Mark was recognized for his commitment in developing innovative curricula and instructional strategies to improve engagement and achievement for students of all levels, abilities, and motivation.