Human Resources
Diane Capizzi
Asst. to Superintendent of Schools/Human Resources
Phone: 201-348-5850  ext: 1024
Fax: 201-866-0868

Diane Capizzi has been an integral part of the Union City School District for more than 30 years.

A graduate of St. Peter’s College (now St. Peter’s University), Ms. Capizzi began her career as a 3rd grade teacher at Gilmore School in 1979.   She taught at Gilmore School for 21 years, eventually being named “Teacher of the Year.”

Promoted to Supervisor in 2000 with major responsibilities in Academic Programs and Professional Development, she has played a key role in helping to develop the programs and curriculum that have helped Union City Public Schools achieve a record of sustained academic excellence.

Her administrative skills were tapped again in 2001 when Ms. Capizzi was appointed Supervisor of Human Resources for the entire school district.  In 2010, she was named District Affirmative Action Officer.

In addition to her administrative duties, Ms. Capizzi also served as the Project Director of the 21st Century CCLC program for seven years.

Ms. Capizzi received a Master’s Degree from New Jersey City University, as well as her Teacher of English as a Second Language (ESL) Certificate.  After receiving the following certificates from St. Peter’s College as an undergraduate: Elementary School Teacher, Nursery School Teacher and Teacher of Reading, she returned to St. Peter’s College, post-graduate, to receive her Supervisor’s Certification.

Overview of Human Resources


As an employee of the Union City Board of Education, we provide you with competitive compensation and benefits packages, opportunities to partake in co-curricular and extra curricular activities, professional developmentprogramming and much more.

This section of the website is a tool for the Human Resources Department so we can provide you with more details about your employment. For more information, contact the Human Resources Department @ 201-348-5850.

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Customer Service Number: 800.849.4001

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Fax: 803.791.5925

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Highly Qualified Teacher Information


In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, the Union City Board of Education employs highly qualified teachers.

To read the NJDOE information regarding The New Jersey Model for Identifying Highly Qualified Teachers,click here.

To learn more about Professional Development, click here.


Opportunities for Non-instructional Staff



There are many opportunities for employment within Union City for non-instructional staff. An employee is a non-instructional employee when his or her job description does not identify specific, regular instructional duties relating to students.

Typical non-instructional positions include: para-professional, security, custodial, clerical, and technical.