Marjorie Herbert

Associate Executive Director

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Marjorie Herbert, Associate Executive Director of Morristown Neighborhood House, has served for over 30 years with a dedication to the enhancement of young lives. She is responsible for creating innovative programming to enhance childcare options, parenting education, tutorial assistance, staff development, mentoring and many other areas that impact human lives. Mrs. Herbert encourages and supports youth by offering them jobs and helping them obtain scholarships for college, as well as provide resources for families in need. During her tenure at the Neighborhood House, she established the Homework Center, expanded and enhanced the School Age and Summer Camp Programs, as well as the Preschool Program to include toddlers. She implemented the Summer Swim and Food Programs and administered the transition of two Project Safe Programs in Dover to the Morristown Neighborhood House and was instrumental in adding the Dover Middle School to the Project Safe Programs. She also administered the Dance Program and coordinated several community initiatives and partnerships. She supervises the Early Childhood Resiliency Program, which provides support and resources to parents and teachers to help children be successful learners. Recently, she administered the Preschool Program in successfully obtaining a STAR quality rating with the state of New Jersey Grow New Jersey Kids. Mrs. Herbert is a member of the Morris County Directors’ Association, along with several other local and state organizations that promote and advocate for children and quality childcare. She has received numerous recognitions and awards, including, Program Leadership and Quality Award from the School Age Child Care Coalition, NAACP, Distinguished Women of Morris County and Cornerstone Family Programs 2017 Honoree. Mrs. Herbert is a graduate of Morgan State University, Baltimore Md. While at Morgan, she participated in the Civil Rights Movement, became known as a Civil Rights Pioneer and was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Laws Degree in December 2015.