Sr. Mary Nelia  Estilo Pernecia, O.P.

Second Grade Teacher

2015 – 2016


I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself.  My name is Sr. Nelia Pernecia and I will be your child’s second grade teacher.  I am a member of the Dominican Sisters of the Most Holy Rosary, Hawaii Region for 35 years. I graduated my Bachelor of Science in Education last 1986 at the University of San Agustin in Iloilo City, Philippines, major in English and minor in Biology.  I graduated at the University of San Francisco, California, USA last 2001, Master in Administration.  I am a license Spiritual Director at Mercy Center, Burlingame California, USA.

I had been a school principal at St. Charles Borromeo School in San Francisco, CA, USA for eighth years.  I have taught Kindergarten, First Grade, Second grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth grade in America and in the Philippines I taught High School students.

I love to sing, pray, play guitar, play flute, play recorder and play a little piano. I love to tell jokes.  I love little children. I love God.

Please feel free to contact me anytime with any questions or concerns through email or text only.

I am looking forward to working with you and your child this year.  Second grade is an awesome year, and I am sure that your child will enjoy it!! God bless you.