Regional Achievement Centers

When schools succeed,
students ACHIEVE.

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Region 3

Counties: Essex, Hudson

Office location:

Learning Resource Center – North
7 Glenwood Avenue, 2nd Floor
 East Orange, New Jersey 07017 [map]

Number of Priority and Focus Schools: 72

Executive Director:Catherine V. Coyle

Bio: Catherine V. Coyle is the Executive Director of NJDOE's Region 3 Regional Achievement Center. In her role, she and her team work with priority and focus schools in Hudson and Essex Counties, covering 12 districts involving 40 schools. Her duties and responsibilities as executive director will offer Ms. Coyle the opportunity to improve upon educational systems. Prior to accepting this position, she was the Highly Skilled Professional in Jersey City overseeing curriculum and instruction, budget, and human resources, working closely with the superintendent. Catherine began her educational career as a teacher, and over the course of her tenure, served as an assistant principal, principal, coordinator of adult education, associate superintendent, and superintendent. She worked as a team leader for the Department of Education carrying out various CAPA responsibilities. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in education from New Jersey City University (NJCU). In her spare time, Ms. Coyle enjoys activities that include biking, cross-country skiing, bird watching, kayaking, camping, and traveling.

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