2015-16 Summer Curriculum Projects
Almost ninety teachers and specialists throughout the district participated in summer curriculum development projects for Language Arts Literacy, Full Day Kindergarten, Science, Gifted and Talented/Enrichment Education, Mathematics, Fine and Performing Arts, Business Education, World Language, Technology, Health/Physical Education, Basic Skills, Counseling, English as a Second Language, and Social Studies. Additionally, teachers and administrators worked to improve our mentoring, curriculum mapping, and new teacher orientation programs. A PowerPoint presentation on these accomplishments can be found in the 'Useful Information and Documents' section of this website.
K-5 Curriculum Expectations Brochures
During the summer, teams of teachers worked together to develop informational brochures for parents regarding the curriculum expectations for each grade level. The brochures reflect the essential skills students will learn by the end of the school year based on the district curriculum and grade level benchmarks. The brochures can be found in the below Useful Information and Documents section of this website in a file entitled Curriculum Expectations Brochures.
The Office of Curriculum and Instruction will be in full operation between 9 AM-4 PM during the summer as teachers participate in curriculum writing workshops and new faculty orientation in preparation for the new school year. We wish the Glen Rock Community a happy and safe summer!
New Teacher Orientation Scheduled for August 25-27, 2015
The Glen Rock School District Board of Education and Administration welcomed new teachers and specialists during its annual New Teacher Orientation Program. The schedule of activities for the three day orientation and pertinent documents are available in the below New Teacher and Mentoring Resources file. The orientation is scheduled in the Glen Rock High School Media Center. A slide show can be found below.
2015-16 Professional Development Offerings
The 2015-16 professional development course offerings can be found in the below Useful Information and Documents file. The Glen Rock Professional Development Academy offers a variety of instructional technology and curriculum related course offerings, including opportunities for horizontal and vertical articulation. Details for registration can be found on the Glen Rock Community School website.
Curriculum Mapping Plan for 2015-16
The curriculum mapping plan for the upcoming year has been completed recently by the district Curriculum Mapping Committee. The new plan can be viewed in the below Useful Information and Documents Section.
Glen Rock Mentoring Plan (2014-17) and Professional Development Plan (2015-16)
These plans can be found in the below USEFUL INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS
section of this website. Additionally, a current edition of the Mentoring Handbook for new teachers and their mentors can be found in this section.
Videos and Podcasts
In The News
Useful Information and Documents
Annually, the district Curriculum Mapping Committee meets and develops a plan for the upcoming year to advance the district's curriculum mapping initiative.
FDK Curriculum Presentation - March 2015
Annually, all teachers and administrators are to review this presentation for updated information on requirements and policies.
Updates on various 5 Year Program Review Initiatives are available by viewing the attached PowerPoint presentations.