Glen Rock Public Schools Home Page
 Parent Surveys - Your input matters!
World Language and Social Studies Parent Survey
The World Language  and Social Studies 5 Year Review Committees are  seeking parent input regarding the these  programs. The survey results will be reviewed by the committee and considered in the  development and improvement of our programs and curriculum.   Please click on the below links which pertain to the grade level/s of your child/children and complete the survey.   As always, your  input is valued, considered and appreciated. 

https://goo.gl/C6J5sG    World Language Survey for MS/HS parents
https://goo.gl/bQTJuJ    Social Studies for K-2 Parents
https://goo.gl/OtRJZC   Social Studies for Grades 3-5 Parents
https://goo.gl/CHhzpv   Social Studies for Middle School Parents
 Change of Date due to Weather - Workshops for Elementary Parents
IMPORTANT NOTICE - THERE IS A CHANGE OF DATE AND TIME FOR THE BELOW MATH WORKSHOP  DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE MATH WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW EVENING (TUESDAY- JANUARY 24TH).  THE WORKSHOP WILL RUN FROM 7-8PM AT THE COLEMAN MEDIA CENTER.  

Math and Language Arts Evening Workshops
for K-5 Parents/Guardians
 
1st Workshop Title:     Everyday Math-4 (EDM4) Workshop for K-5 Parents and Guardians  
Date/Time:                  January 23, 2017 (Monday) - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where:                        The Coleman School Media Center, 100 Pinelynn Rd., Glen Rock 
Presenters:                 Ms. Jackie Fox, Mathematics Consultant and  Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of Curriculum and                                            Instruction
 
2nd Workshop Title:    Language Arts Literacy Workshop for K-5 Parents and Guardians
Date/Time:                   February 1, 2017 (Wednesday) - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm    

Where:                        The Coleman School Media Center, 100 Pinelynn Rd., Glen Rock
Presenters:                 Dr. Gravity Goldberg, Language Arts Literacy Consultant  and  Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of                                         Curriculum and Instruction
 
The mathematics workshop will provide parents with information on accessing the EDM4 on-line math games/resources and strategies to help your child as a mathematician.    The language arts literacy workshop will provide parents with an overview of the elementary literacy curriculum and strategies for supporting your child as a reader and writer.
To ensure ample seating, please RSVP  by  clicking  on the following link.   Please remember to click on  the ‘submit’ button at the bottom of the reservation form  https://goo.gl/forms/1fJUfunSbX54Lteb2.  In the event of inclement weather on either day, please check the Curriculum & Instruction website for cancellation information by clicking (Ctrl- left click) on this link for cancellation information:  http://curriculum--instruction.glenrocknj.org/     Both workshops are geared specifically for parents and guardians; therefore, please note that children may not attend.  
 
Curriculum & Instruction
Dr.  Kathleen  Regan
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  continues to coordinate  and advance  all district  instructional programs.  The office works with curriculum committees consisting of teachers and administrators to evaluate and revitalize curricula based on student needs, research-based best practice, state and national standards, and standardized assessment results.  Further,  the office facilitates the work of the Glen Rock Professional Development Committee to  create  meaningful professional  development opportunities  to enhance student learning and  instructional practices. Professional development for teachers is offered across the schools, grades, and disciplines focusing on rigorous standards and curricula.   The integration of instructional  technology in the classroom is supported by the  curriculum and professional development.  A multi-prong professional development model has been planned, embraced and implemented in Glen Rock.  The model  offers teachers  a variety of  learning opportunities  offered through: in and out -of -district workshops,  webinars, on-line workshops,  committees,  summer curriculum writing  initiatives, graduate courses, mentoring, program visitations, shadowing, etc.

Announcements
image
Parent Surveys - Your input matters!
World Language and Social Studies Parent Survey
The World Language and Social Studies 5 Year Review Committees are seeking parent input regarding the these programs. The survey results will be reviewed by the committee and considered in the development and improvement of our programs and curriculum. Please click on the below links which pertain to the grade level/s of your child/children and complete the survey. As always, your input is valued, considered and appreciated.

https://goo.gl/C6J5sG World Language Survey for MS/HS parents
https://goo.gl/bQTJuJ Social Studies for K-2 Parents
https://goo.gl/OtRJZC Social Studies for Grades 3-5 Parents
https://goo.gl/CHhzpv Social Studies for Middle School Parents
image
Change of Date due to Weather - Workshops for Elementary Parents
IMPORTANT NOTICE - THERE IS A CHANGE OF DATE AND TIME FOR THE BELOW MATH WORKSHOP DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS. THE MATH WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL TOMORROW EVENING (TUESDAY- JANUARY 24TH). THE WORKSHOP WILL RUN FROM 7-8PM AT THE COLEMAN MEDIA CENTER.

Math and Language Arts Evening Workshops
for K-5 Parents/Guardians

1st Workshop Title: Everyday Math-4 (EDM4) Workshop for K-5 Parents and Guardians
Date/Time: January 23, 2017 (Monday) - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Where: The Coleman School Media Center, 100 Pinelynn Rd., Glen Rock
Presenters: Ms. Jackie Fox, Mathematics Consultant and Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

2nd Workshop Title: Language Arts Literacy Workshop for K-5 Parents and Guardians
Date/Time: February 1, 2017 (Wednesday) - 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Where: The Coleman School Media Center, 100 Pinelynn Rd., Glen Rock
Presenters: Dr. Gravity Goldberg, Language Arts Literacy Consultant and Dr. Kathleen Regan, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

The mathematics workshop will provide parents with information on accessing the EDM4 on-line math games/resources and strategies to help your child as a mathematician. The language arts literacy workshop will provide parents with an overview of the elementary literacy curriculum and strategies for supporting your child as a reader and writer.
To ensure ample seating, please RSVP by clicking on the following link. Please remember to click on the ‘submit’ button at the bottom of the reservation form https://goo.gl/forms/1fJUfunSbX54Lteb2. In the event of inclement weather on either day, please check the Curriculum & Instruction website for cancellation information by clicking (Ctrl- left click) on this link for cancellation information: http://curriculum--instruction.glenrocknj.org/ Both workshops are geared specifically for parents and guardians; therefore, please note that children may not attend.
image
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
image
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.
image
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.
image
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.
image
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!
image
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
image
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!
image
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.
image
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.
image
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
image
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!
image
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.
image
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.
image
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.

Site Map | Privacy Policy | View "printer-friendly" page | Login   In Japanese  In Korean  En français  Auf Deutsch  In italiano   No português  En español  In Russian  
Site powered by SchoolFusion.com © 2017 - Educational website content management