Mrs. Nina Catena

  • Welcome to Mrs.Catena's Class!

    Mrs. Catena

    About me

    • I completed my undergraduate and graduate degrees at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
    • I have my dual certification in elementary education and special education.
    • I have been a teacher at Mt. Pleasant.
    • I am a parent as well as a teacher.
    • I have a strong tie to the West Orange community and have lived in Essex County my whole life.


    What do I enjoy most about 2nd grade?

    • Teaching your children to become critical thinkers and readers.


    What do I expect from parents?

    • A partnership in order to make 2nd grade a successful year for your child.


    When I am not at Mt. Pleasant, you can find me....

    • spending time with my husband and son
    • at home with a good book
    • cooking or baking
    • playing with my dog Bella





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