Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. in Chicana/o Studies with minors in Public Policy and Education Certified Teacher through the Teach Saint Bernard Program Teacher Mentor for new teachers of the Teach Saint Bernard Program
Mr. Henry Rivera Leal
Mr. Rivera Leal is a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He currently teaches English II at Chalmette High School and is very passionate about student success. He truly believes that every student is capable of grauating. He is willing to assist students in any way possible walk across the graduating stage.
Mr. Rivera Leal has written numerous letters of recommendation for students who have been admited to colleges such as LSU, Tulane, Loyola University, and many more. It is very common for students who are looking to improve their academics, health, and confidence to be hanging out with him after school in the classroom or in the school gym.
Aside from teaching, Mr. Rivera Leal loves sports, music, and the performing arts. He genuinely enjoys connecting with his students and getting to know them individually in order to better assist them with attaining their academic and personal goals.