Scott Durham Achieves National Certification
Mr. Scott Durham, our very own Supervisor of Athletics at John F. Kennedy, has attained national certification with the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA). Having completed a rigorous course of examinations and various qualifying accomplishments, Mr. Durham is now fully designated as a Certified Athletic Administrator. Mr. Durham is the first district athletics administrator to attain this high standing.
Attention: All Elementary Schools
The Department of Humanities is calling all First, Second, Third and Fourth Grade spellers to the district Spelling Bee!
Human Resource Services Extended Office Hours
The Human Resource Department announces extended office hours from 4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. at 90 Delaware Avenue
Wednesday, February 4 Thursday, February 19
Central Office Employee of the Month for January
Paterson Receives Accolades from Editors of NJ.com
In an opinion piece, NJ.Com has recognized Paterson Public Schools for its innovative use of educational programs aimed at reducing chronic absenteeism. Click here to read the full editorial.
'Double Your Impact' Grant Available
Many educators are familiar with the “DonorsChoose” program (donorschoose. org) where grantors of funds are matched with specific classroom needs and projects. Now, thanks to an anonymous grant, Paterson teachers can “Double Your Impact” for pre-k through grade 2 projects that cost less than $800. This “Double Your Impact” grant is available NOW, so submit your project as soon as possible. Visit the Giving Page to see and donate to active Paterson Double Your Impact school projects, or go to http://www.DonorsChoose.org to learn all about the organization and get started with your special project! For more information, see the attached flyer.
NJ DOE Announces its New InnovateNJ Web Site
The New Jersey Department of Education’s (NJDOE) Office of School Innovation is pleased to announce the launch of the new InnovateNJ initiative. Details can be found in this document and on the InnovateNJ web site.
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