Mr. Cannici, a former Midland School student and former resident of Rochelle Park, began his professional career in 1996, teaching seventh and eighth grade Social Studies at Christopher Columbus Middle School in Clifton, NJ. The folllowing year, he came back to Midland School, accepting a job as a fifth grade teacher. It is a job he has been doing happily for 16 years.
"Mr. C" received his Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Seton Hall University in 1996. In the Spring of 2002, he earned his Master of Education degree from Montclair State University.In April of 2008, Mr. Cannici published his first novel for young readers called "Finding 1492". The book received a very enthusiastic response from young and experienced readers alike. Currently, Mr. Cannici is pursuing a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership at Montclair State University.
When he is not reading or writing, Mr.C is involved with his favorite sport, baseball. He is the Head Coach of the Midland School baseball team and is very involved in coaching his children's teams as well. Off the field, Mr. C roots for his beloved Yankees!Mr. Cannici is married, and has three children.