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Marie Grace Gironda

Marie Grace Gironda, American English and Latin language educator. Certified teacher English, 7-12, New Jersey. Recipient New Jersey State Governor's award for Excellence in Teaching, 1994, Commendation for Cable television Show, Newark City Council, 1995.


  • Gironda, Marie Grace was born on January 11, 1951 in Jersey City. Daughter of John and Mary Elizabeth (Soranno) Misita.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Rutgers University, Newark, 1972. Master of Arts, Rutgers University, Newark, 2007.


    • Teacher Newark Public Schools, since 1972. Debate coach University High School, Newark, 1989-1996, literature magazine advisor, 1981-1989, 97-98. Teacher cable-television show Newark Cablevision, since 1993.

      Coordinator Teaching Academy, University Academy, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Certified teacher English, 7-12, New Jersey.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Eucharistic minister Our Lady of Peace Church, Fords, New Jersey, since 1990. Member OLP Columbiettes, John F Kennedy High School Band Parents (executive board), Chorus Parents. Coordinator Future Educators Association chapter.

    Member National Council Teachers English (contest judge), New Jersey Council Teachers English (contest judge), Rutgers University Alumni Organization.



    Poetry, reading, music, computer skills, travel.


    • Married Michael Mario Gironda. Children: Matthew Michael, Megan Marie.
    • father: John Misita
    • mother: Mary Elizabeth (Soranno) Misita
    • spouse: Michael Mario Gironda
    • children: Matthew Michael Gironda
    • Megan Marie Gironda
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    Born January 11, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      Rutgers University
    • 2007
      Rutgers University
    • 1972
      Teacher, Newark Public Schools
    • 1989 - 1996
      debate coach University High School
      Newark, Ohio, United States