Phone: 401-456-9344


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors: Secondary Education & English Masters: School Administration - Providence College MLL Endorsed and NISL Certified

Gloria James-Jackson

Gloria James-Jackson is the current Principal at Nathan Bishop Middle School. She has been working in education for 28 years, the last 25 in the Providence Public School District (PPSD). Prior to coming to PPSD, she worked for Elmhurst Extended Care, and she is entering her 16th year as Principal.

Gloria earned her Bachelor's degree in Secondary Education and English. She received her Master's degree in School Administration from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. Gloria is also MLL endorsed, NISL certified, and was named 2014 Secondary Principal of the Year for PPSD.

Gloria believes in working with others (administrators, teachers, staff, students, parents, and community partners) to create a safe, welcoming environment where students are excited about learning, and demonstrate respect and dignity for all.