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 November 9, 2016 - In-service Day
The schedule of professional development workshops for November 9th can be áfound in the belowáUseful Information and Documentsáfile. áá
 Presentation to the Board of Education on Summer Curriculum Projects
The presentation on the summer curriculum projects, which was presented to the Board of Education on September 26,2016, á is posted áin the ábelow áUseful Information Section áof this website áin the 2016-17 Summer Curriculum Projects file. á
  K-5 Everyday Math Family Login Instructions
Welcome back to school !! á

Our áteachers encourage families of elementary students to explore and use the digital Everyday Math Student Learning Center. áThis is a digital resource for students áwhich include interactive lesson activities to access áassignments on-line, play virtual ámath games, collaborate with classmates on math learning activities, access the Student Reference Book (grades 3-6) and Home Links, and áview family letters. á áIn the below useful information section, á please find the áEDM4á áfile to access the Quick Start Guide for login instructions. á Please contact your child's teacher for specific ápasswords and access codes.
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 K-6 Curriculum Expectations Brochures for 2016-17
During the summer, áa áteam of middle school áteachers worked átogether to expand the grade level curriculum expectations ábrochures to include Grade 6. á Last summer, teams of teachers created the grades K-5 brochures. áThe brochures reflect the essential skills students will learn by the end of the school year based on the district curriculum and grade level benchmarks. áThe brochures can be found in the ábelow áUseful Information and Documentsásection of this website in a file entitledáCurriculum Expectations Brochures. áá
Curriculum & Instruction
Dr.á Kathleen áRegan
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
regank@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8949

Fax Number:
201-389-5019

Barbara Shanley
Administrative Assistant
shanleyb@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x8949

Paul Cusack
District Coordinator of Special Projects
cusackp@glenrocknj.org
201-445-7700 x6266

Welcome to the Curriculum, Instruction, and Educational Technology Department

The Office of Curriculum and Instruction ácontinues to coordinateá and advanceá all districtá instructional programs.á The office works with curriculum committeesáconsisting of teachers and administrators to evaluate and revitalize curricula based on student needs, research-based best practice,ástate and national standards, and standardized assessment results.á Further,á the office facilitates the work of theáGlen Rock Professional Development Committee to ácreateá meaningfuláprofessional ádevelopment opportunitiesá to enhance student learning and áinstructional practices. Professional development for teachers is offered across the schools,ágrades, and disciplines focusing onárigorous standards and curricula. á The integration of instructional átechnology in the classroom is supported by the ácurriculum and professional development.á A multi-prong professional development model has been planned, embraced and implemented in Glen Rock.á The model áoffers teachersá a variety of álearning opportunitiesá offered through: in and out -of -district workshops,á webinars, on-line workshops, ácommittees, ásummer curriculum writingá initiatives, graduate courses, mentoring, program visitations, shadowing, etc.

Announcements
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November 9, 2016 - In-service Day
The schedule of professional development workshops for November 9th can be found in the below Useful Information and Documents file.
Superintendent Book Study: Raising Kids to Thrive
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Presentation to the Board of Education on Summer Curriculum Projects
The presentation on the summer curriculum projects, which was presented to the Board of Education on September 26,2016, is posted in the below Useful Information Section of this website in the 2016-17 Summer Curriculum Projects file.
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Glen Rock Professional Development Academy 2016-17
The Community School Glen Rock Professional Development Academy is, again, offering a variety of workshops for in-district and out-of-district teachers and administrators. A copy of the brochure, which provides a schedule and workshop descriptions, can be found in the below Useful Information section of this website in the Professional Development File.
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K-5 Everyday Math Family Login Instructions
Welcome back to school !!

Our teachers encourage families of elementary students to explore and use the digital Everyday Math Student Learning Center. This is a digital resource for students which include interactive lesson activities to access assignments on-line, play virtual math games, collaborate with classmates on math learning activities, access the Student Reference Book (grades 3-6) and Home Links, and view family letters. In the below useful information section, please find the EDM4 file to access the Quick Start Guide for login instructions. Please contact your child's teacher for specific passwords and access codes.
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September 2nd Inservice Day - Welcome back!!
In addition to the September 1st Convocation with the Superintendent, district faculty will participate in a number of staff development workshops on September 2nd. to discuss the completed summer curriculum work and prepare for the new school year. MS and HS Principals will inform their staff of the location of these specific workshops. The schedule can be found in the below 'Useful Information' section of this webpage in the September 2nd. folder.

Best wishes for an exciting new school year!
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Glen Rock Teachers of the Year 2016
Congratulations to the Glen Rock Teachers of the Year - 2016!

Byrd School - Andrea Groszew - Grade 1
Central School - Heather Frank - Grade 1
Coleman School - Jennifer DiLoreto - ESL
​Hamilton School - Katy Lau - Kindergarten
Glen Rock Middle School - Amanda Carullo - Grade 6
Glen Rock High School - Kelly Miller
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The Arts Throughout the Schools - Spring2016
The schools throughout the district have been conducting magical concerts with opportunities for gifted vocalists and musicians to perform solo pieces. Additionally, our fine arts programs have been beautifying the school hallways with artwork by our talented students. Please scroll down this page and you will be treated to a slide show of magnificent student artwork displayed during the art shows.

Enjoy!
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Curriculum and Instruction Update - Presentation
A presentation on the curriculum and instruction accomplishments for 2015-16 and a preview of 2016-17 initiatives was presented at the May 23rd. Board of Education Meeting by Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of Curriculum and Instruction. The presentation is posted in the Useful Information and Documents section of this website in the Presentations on Curriculum Initiatives file.
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College and Career Readiness Presentation to the Board of Education and Community
Click here to view the presentation to the Board of Education on Monday, January 18, 2016. The presentation includes information on the past, present, and future initiatives at the high school regarding the vision for College and Career Readiness, including technology.
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NJDOE Announces New Website for Parents on PARCC
The NJDOE recently announced the development of a new website designed to help parents and guardians to better understand the PARCC. The website, Be A Learning Hero, provides video clips on how parents can interpret Individual Student Report (ISR) for their child. ISRs are expected to be released within the next several weeks. The website also provides resources for parents to support their child's learning and academic performance. The website can be found at: www.bealearninghero.org

The NJDOE recently launched another new website to help parents understand the results of their child's PARCC results. That website is www.understandthescore.org
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K-6 Curriculum Expectations Brochures for 2016-17
During the summer, a team of middle school teachers worked together to expand the grade level curriculum expectations brochures to include Grade 6. Last summer, teams of teachers created the grades K-5 brochures. 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.
Summer 2016
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!
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Curriculum Mapping Plan for 2016-17
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.
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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.
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New Teacher Orientation Scheduled for August 23, 24 and 25, 2016
The Glen Rock School District looks forward to warmly welcoming our new teachers during the annual New Teacher Orientation Program scheduled for August 23-25, 2016.. The schedule and details for the program, along with The Glen Rock School District Mentoring Handbook 2016-17, can be found in the below Useful Information and Documents section of this website in the Mentoring and New Teacher Resources file folder.

Welcome aboard!
Videos and Podcasts
In The News
Useful Information and Documents
 Curriculum Mapping Plan 2016-17
Annually, the district Curriculum Mapping Committee meets and develops a plan for the upcoming year to advance the district's curriculum mapping initiative.
 Mandated Topics Presentation for 2016-17
Annually, all teachers and administrators are to review this presentation for updated information on requirements and policies.
 Presentations on Curriculum Initiatives
Updates on various 5 Year Program Review Initiatives are available by viewing the attached PowerPoint presentations.

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