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Ms Tara Palasciano


Ms. Tara Palasciano was born and raised in Rochester, New York before settling in Pensacola, Florida with her daughter in 2001.   Ms. Palasciano attended The University of Georgia where she received her Bachelor’s of Arts in English.  She moved on to Brenau University, in Gainesville, Georgia,  where she received her Master’s Degree in Business Administration.  After moving to Pensacola, she attended the University of West Florida and achieved her Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership.


Ms. Palasciano has been an employee of the Escambia County School District since September of 2003.  She taught language arts/reading and was an Instructional Coach at Ferry Pass Middle School for ten years.  Ms. Palasciano then moved into the role of an Assistant Principal in 2014 and served her first year at Bailey Middle School.  From 2015-2021 she served as the Assistant principal at Bellview Middle.  In December of 2021 she was appointed the Interim Principal at Bellview Middle School and has now returned to Bailey Middle School as Principal.


Ms. Palasciano has earned several awards throughout her years with the school district.  She was named Teacher of the Year for Ferry Pass Middle School for the 2004-2005 school year.  In 2019, she was named Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year for Escambia County.



Tara Palasciano
  Tara Palasciano Principal

(850) 492-6136  Ext. 401010