Superintendent of West Orange – Cove, Dr. Taylor Collins has released a statement on the passing of North Early Learning Center Principal, Sheila Perry.

 “The West Orange- Cove school family today is very saddened by the passing of Sheila Perry, Principal of the North Early Learning Center. 

“Mrs. Perry was a wonderful person and an outstanding school leader. She served the children of this community for 29 years as a teacher, director of special education and as North’s School Principal.

“Mrs. Perry had many times voiced that it was her long-held dream to become principal of the North Early Learning Center. She was able to achieve and fulfill her dream and serve her school community since February, 2001. As Principal she worked tirelessly to make North the best pre-school/head start program in the State. 

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the Perry family and with the staff of North Early Learning Center as they face this great loss.”
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.