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Title I Parent Meeting

Time: 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: Location: Central Office Building - 346 Claremont Avenue - Room 1R (Parking is located on Halsted Avenue in the back of the Central Office Building)

Mission Statement

Gladys Cannon Nunery School exists to provide an inclusive, nurturing learning community that is safe, supportive, resourceful, and student-centered.  We are committed to preparing our students,academically and socially, to be college and career ready.

About Us

  • The Gladys Cannon Nunery School is one of the oldest in Jersey City. Its cornerstone is dated 1901.
  • The School was named Gladys Cannon Nunery after a former teacher at the school who dedicated her life and career to the students, staff and families at the school.
  • Gladys Cannon Nunery was one of eight founding educators of the National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc. This sorority was established in 1923 to provide a sisterhood among teachers and promote the highest ideals of the teaching profession.
  • Mashuna Harley
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Dona Baldassarre-Caamano
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022