Ms. Shannon Glander
p: (973) 378 - 5209 ext 6502
Ms. Sheila Murphy
p: (973) 378 - 5209 ext 6505
Ms. Sheila Murphy is the Assistant Principal of Seth Boyden School. Ms. Murphy began her career at Seth Boyden in 2000 and has taught Multiage1/2, Second, Fourth and Fifth grades, as well as K-3 STEAM classes, and Math Intervention.
Ms. Murphy is a “Double Domer,” receiving both her Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame. After a number of years of practicing law in the fields of public finance, criminal appeals, and pharmaceutical liability, Ms. Murphy changed careers and earned her teaching certification through the New Jersey Alternate Route program. In 2009, she earned her Masters in Educational Leadership from Teachers’ College, Columbia University.
Ms. Murphy raised her four children in the South Orange - Maplewood School District and credits their wonderful teachers and our diverse, vibrant community for giving them a strong foundation. She has served the community on the Board of the Adult School, as a Member of the Community Coalition on Race, and as a foster parent for a medically fragile child