2 Paterson Teachers Named NSTA Fellows
Jessica Hinds from Paterson Academy for the Gifted & Talented and Kristin Frangione the from Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. School are among 35 teachers selected nationwide as Bayer-NSTA (National Science Teachers Association) Fellows for this year's NSTA New Science Teacher Academy. The Academy is a yearlong program focused on encouraging and supporting early-career science educators. NTSA Press Release List of NJ Bayer-NTSA Fellows
Seattle Summer Scholar Honors for a PAGT Teacher
This summer, Lizandaa Alburg, a middle school social studies teacher at The Paterson Academy for the Gifted and Talented, traveled more than 2,300 miles to offer her students new, dynamic content about Asian immigration. She was honored to have been selected as an National Endowment of the Humanities (NEH) Summer Scholar to attend the workshop “From Immigrants to Citizens: Asian Pacific Americans in the Northwest,” July 30-August 6, 2016 in Seattle, Washington.
Vincent T. Marchese's Work on the Cover
Vincent T. Marchese, teacher of Social Studies at the ACT Academy, recently had one of his images published on the front cover of Cape May Magazine. The magazine featured a number of his photographs inside as well to illustrate an article on the old Admiral Hotel in Cape May, NJ. In addition to being a Teacher of Social Studies for the District, Mr. Marchese is an accomplished photographer whose work has been published in national magazines.
2016 Crisis Intervention Manual Available
The 2016 Crisis Intervention Manual along with crisis forms, brochure and crisis resources are available on the Student Assistance webpage.
Get Connected with Paterson Public Schools
For up-to-date information about district events join the official Paterson Public Schools Facebook page.
September 2 District-Wide PD Training
Student Growth Percentile Video
This video is part of the NJ SMART educational series. It provides viewers with a better understanding of what a student growth percentile (SGP) is, the concept of academic peers and how it relates to growth percentiles, how an individual SGP is calculated and interpreted, and how SGPs can be reported and interpreted for groups
Panther Academy Weather Station
Get up-to-the-minute weather information from the Panther Academy Weather Station simply by clicking on this link. Alternatively, you can download and install on your computer the weatherbug application (select Paterson and Panther Academy as your location). For further information contact Planetarium Manager, Gary Swangin.
Purchasing Process for District Staff
Proper procedures to assist Paterson Public School employees in making authorized purchases for the school year are clearly outlined in the following two documents: Ordering Process and Purchasing Manual
Praxis II Tests
This site has some great free Praxis 2 practice test questions.
What's New with PARCC?
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