Abram P. Morris Early Childhood Center is led by the following administative team:
Victoria Palmer-Gilliard, Principal
Mrs. Palmer-Gilliard is proud to serve as the Principal of A.P. Morris Early Childhood Center. Mrs. Palmer-Gillard has been an administrator in the Hillside Public Schools for the last 22 years. Prior to arriving in Hillside, Mrs. Palmer-Gilliard was an administrator in the Bronx. Mrs. Palmer-Gilliard is excited to lead the A.P. Morris community and looks forward to welcoming our scholars every day.
Stephanie Rodrigues Silva, Instructional Supervisor
Mrs. Rodrigues-Silva is pleased to give back to the community she grew up in. She has been working for the Hillside Public Schools for 16 years. She earned a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education with Concentration in Supervision. Ms. Rodrigues earned her Bachelor’s Degree at Montclair State University and her Master's Degree at Kean University. She started her career in education teaching Pre-K in Newark for 2 years then came back to her childhood community. She taught Pre-K at A. P. Morris Early Childhood Center for 7 years, 1st grade for 5 years and worked her way back to Pre-K where she was the PIRT Specialist for 2 years. She is excited to take on the role of Early Childhood Supervisor in the Hillside Public Schools and provide the best support for all students, families, and teachers.