DOE joins in mourning Gloria Nelson - KUAM.com-KUAM News: On Air. Online. On Demand.

DOE joins in mourning Gloria Nelson

Posted: Updated:

by Krystal Paco

Guam - The Guam Department of Education joins in mourning the former education board chairperson Gloria Nelson, who passed at the Guam Memorial Hospital on Sunday. DOE superintendent Jon Fernandez asks the DOE community to keep nelson and her family in their prayers tonight and the days ahead.

Nelson graduated from George Washington High School, received her associate of arts degree from the Territorial College of Guam, her bachelor of science degree from Ohio State University, and her master of science degree from the University of New Mexico.

Nelson worked more than 30 years in education, beginning as a substitute elementary school teacher and later becoming a certified teacher, principal, deputy director, and director of doe.

In addition she served as an appointed and elected school board member where she also served as chairperson.

She was inducted into the Guam Educators Hall of Fame in 2010 for her career in public service and advocacy for children and educators.

Rosaries will be held nightly at 6pm in the Dulce Nombre De Maria Cathedral Basilica in Hagatna.

  • NEWS HEADLINESMore>>

  • 6.4 earthquake recorded southeast of Inarajan

    6.4 earthquake recorded southeast of Inarajan

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 that struck 197km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 3:52 p.m. (ChST). There is no tsunami threat to Guam or the Marianas from the earthquaMore >>
    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recorded an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.4 that struck 197km SE of Inarajan Village, Guam, with a depth of 10.0 km, at 3:52 p.m. (ChST). There is no tsunami threat to Guam or the Marianas from the earthquaMore >>
  • Inmate Found Dead at Mangilao Prison

    Inmate Found Dead at Mangilao Prison

    An inmate is found dead at the Department of Correction prison overnight. Corrections officers reported inmate Luis Hocog was found unresponsive inside his Post 16 cell around 11 pm on Friday. The officer contacted the platoon commander of the situation and requested for medical assistance, a news release stated. 

    More >>

    An inmate is found dead at the Department of Correction prison overnight. Corrections officers reported inmate Luis Hocog was found unresponsive inside his Post 16 cell around 11 pm on Friday. The officer contacted the platoo

    More >>
  • Alleged armed robber begs judge for less time

    Alleged armed robber begs judge for less time

    "Nobody's dead. Nobody died." Those were words from defendant Jeremy Allen Evaristo in court today as he reasoned why the government should give him less than the 15 year jail term outlined in his proposed plea agreement. Evaristo is charged in a string oMore >>
    "Nobody's dead. Nobody died." Those were words from defendant Jeremy Allen Evaristo in court today as he reasoned why the government should give him less than the 15 year jail term outlined in his proposed plea agreement. Evaristo is charged in a string oMore >>
Powered by Frankly