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Updated COVID Guidance

June 1, 2022

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If you have any questions or would like further clarification regarding COVID-19 Guidance please submit question(s) to:

PPS Staff COVID-19 Inquiry Form.

Please assure to input your e-mail address as inquiry responses will be sent to that e-mail. Additionally, we will be sending out the inquire and responses weekly.


A Teachers Appreciation Week Message From Superintendent Shafer

Thank you messages to Paterson Public Schools' Amazing Nurses

Nurses in Unit 1

Nurses in Unit 2

Nurses in Unit 3

Nurses in Unit 4

Nurses in Unit 5


Click on the below image for a downloadable PDF



Revised Professional Development Postings


Following are the revised job postings to attend a professional development session(s) on Accelerated Learning, specific to grade level and content areas. If interested, please make sure to apply to the posting that pertains to your current grade level and/ or content areas you are interested in attending. For specific dates and times, please click on the links you are interested in applying to. When application is received and verified you will be notified.


Gr. 1-2 ELA

Gr. 3-5 ELA

Gr. 6-8 ELA

Gr. 9-12 ELA


Gr. 1-2 Math

Gr. 3-5 Math

Gr. 6-8 Math

Gr. 9-12 Math


Gr. 1-2 Science

Gr. 3-5 Science

Gr. 6-8 Science

Gr. 9-12 Science

Recordings of PPS Online Professional Development

Click on the name of the program to see the related video

Rutgers Center for Effective School Practices - 1
Dr. Robert R. Zywicki
September 3, 2021


Rutgers Center for Effective School Practices - 2
Dr. Robert R. Zywicki
September 3, 2021


Promethean Board Training
Brianne Allen
September 7, 2021


Jim Budzilek, Ed.D.
September 7, 2021

Curriculum Survey

Together with you, Paterson Public Schools is committed to developing curricula that meets the needs of all students. To do that, we need your feedback. Please fill out the survey to be a part of this important process that will increase your students’ understandings and improve their academic outcomes.

Curriculum Survey for Staff


Crisis Intervention Manual Available

The Crisis Intervention Manual along with crisis forms and crisis resources are available on the Student Assistance and Guidance Department webpages.


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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 three documents: Ordering Process, Purchasing Manual, and EduMet Requisition Training Manual


Praxis II Tests

This site has some great free Praxis 2 practice test questions.





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