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John Novara
Math Teacher
Bachelor of Science, Northern Michigan University
Faculty - Portland High School

My name is John Novara, I am a High School Algebra and Geometry Teacher.  I started teaching at Portland Public Schools in 1995 after graduating from Northern Michigan University.  During my 23 years of teaching I have been involved in many different activities, and continue to be the Varsity Head Football Coach and The Varsity Girl's Track Coach.  My wife Brandee and I reside in Portland and we have three children Adrianna, Sophia, and Dominic, who all attend Portland Public Schools.  Portland is a great place to live, work, and raise a family.