Curriculum and Instruction
Dr. Anne Rullan, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
(631) 893-3200 x 1559
Patricia Alcus, Secretary (631) 893-3200 x 1558
New York State Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Common Core Toolkit for Parents and Families
Parent Guides to the CCSS
CCSS ELA Standards
CCSS Math Priorities
CCSS Math Standards
Common Core Shifts
NYS Learning Standards
RtI Plan (Updated 7/2014)
IB Program
Parent Academy Presentations
Assessment
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Student Refusal to take NYS Assessments
MAP Parent Tool Kit
Standardized Testing Schedule 

Understanding the New York State English Language Arts and Mathematics Parent Report

Elementary Report Cards
Parents' Guide to Elementary Report Cards 
Elementary Report Card Rubrics/Grading
Accountability
2012-2013 School Accountability Status
NYS Report Cards
Parent's Guide to NYS Testing Grades 3-8
Grades 3-8 Testing Information
Letter from SED Commissioner King
New York State Education Department (NYSED)
Parent and Student Resources
 

WIHSIt is the responsibility of the Office of Curriculum and Instruction to develop curricula based on the New York State Learning Standards and the Common Core State Standards, which set student learning expectations for what all students should know and be able to do as a result of skilled instruction. In collaboration with administrators and teachers, the Curriculum Office selects textbooks and instructional materials, develops pacing charts for learning (scope and sequence), and provides professional development for staff to ensure that all students have access to instruction leading to attainment of these learning standards. Instructional strategies focus on bringing rich curriculum to every student, and embody current educational mandates and best practices including contemporary educational research and use of data to inform instruction.

To evaluate the success of the program, both qualitative and quantitative data are examined. Examples of these indicators include, but are not limited to the following: results on state mandated assessments (Grades 3 - 8 ELA and Math, Grades 4 & 8 Science, Regents exams), results on local exams, classroom observations, graduation rate, college level course enrollment, Regents diplomas, Regents diplomas with distinction college acceptances, attendance rates, SAT scores, etc.

This ongoing effort on the part of the entire staff is designed to achieve the overall goal of providing excellence in education and meeting the diverse needs of all students.

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