School Sisters of Notre Dame




We believe:

An educated woman is an agent of change for herself, her family, and society.

We serve:

Women whose opportunities for education have been limited by circumstances.

Why Am I Here? Our Stories

School Sisters of Notre Dame Educational Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax-deductible.


New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich teaches at the center!

New York City Councilman Eric Ulrich became one of our first friends when the Center moved to Woodhaven. Eric facilitated our partnership with the Consortium for Worker Education and that has given a solid foundation to our English as a Second Language Program. His membership on the NYC Council Education

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Standing under a waterfall of God’s Blessings

That is how Sister Linda Stilling describes the week she and Gerriza Balmes, Ciarese DeTorres and Nia Willis (from Notre Dame of Maryland University) spent on their Spring Service Break at SSND Educational Center in Queens, NY.
In Sister Linda’s words: We began our trip to the SSND Educational Center

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State Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan is a good friend to the SSND Education Center

State Assemblywoman Cathy Nolan who has represented the 37th Assembly District since 1984 has accomplished much on the state level. To us at the SSND Educational Center, she has been a faithful friend and supporter. As Chair of the State Assembly Education Committee, Cathy invited leading New York State

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