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Superintendent Shafer Receives Community Service Award

Ms/ Shafer receives award

On September 22nd, State District Superintendent Shafer was awarded the 1st annual “Community Service Award” at a brunch hosted by The Concerned Parents for a Better Start. She expressed heartfelt thanks for receiving such a great honor.

Rosa Parks High School Supports the District Literacy Project

Rosa Parks Reads

New Health Benefits Plan Resources for Staff

Paterson Public Schools will shortly change the method of providing health insurance and prescription coverage. CIGNA (for medical) and Express Scripts (for prescription) will be the carriers who will administer your health benefits effective July 1, 2018.

webpage Schedule your one-on-one open enrollment session here

pdf Paterson Open Enrollment PowerPoint Presentation

Excel Paterson Cost & Plan Information (Excel Spreadsheet)

Summary of Benefits and Coverage (SBCs)
for all 10 plan designs with Cigna:


pdfHMO 1525

pdfHMO 2030

pdfHMO 2035

pdfPPO 10

pdfPPO 15

pdfPPO 1525

pdfPPO 2030


pdfPPO 2035

pdfHDHP 1500



HJealth Benefits video

2018 Crisis Intervention Manual Available

The 2018 Crisis Intervention Manual along with crisis forms, brochure and crisis resources are available on the Student Assistance webpage.

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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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