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Leaders as Learners Grant Announcement

In October 2013, William Paterson University and Paterson Public Schools were awarded one of twenty nationwide School Leadership Program grants, Leaders as Learners. Leaders as Learners (LAL) is a five-year, 3.2 million dollar grant project funded by the U.S. Department of Education Office of Innovation and Improvement with the goal of improving the academic achievement of P-12 students in high-needs schools by identifying, selecting, preparing, retaining and supporting highly effective school leaders. 

Details of program

Leaders as Learners Application

Dr. Bristow Achieves Three Impressive Goals

Dr. Burnie Bristow, Assistant Principal at School 26, is the first educator in Passaic County to successfully complete the National Board Certification renewal process. He was also a 2014 graduate of the SUPES Academy where he was one of 50 administrators selected to participate in the National Superintendent Training Program. Additionally, Dr. Bristow completed the requirements for his Standard School Administator Certification.

Central Office Employee of the Month for February

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, March 11                                 Thursday, March 26
Wednesday, April 1                                      Thursday, April16  
Wednesday, May 13                                     Thursday, May 28
Wednesday, June 3                                      Thursday, June 18

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Attention: All Elementary Schools

The Department of Humanities is calling all First, Second, Third and Fourth Grade spellers to the district Spelling Bee!Spelling Bee
Third and Fourth Grade Spelling Bee April 24, 2015
First and Second Grade Spelling Bee May 29, 2015
Time & Location:
8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. at School 24
Additional information please contact
Wanda Kopic, English Language Arts Supervisor, 973-321-2220 or 

Photos from last years Spelling Bee

Student Growth Percentile Video

SGP VideoThis 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



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