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Dental grantDental Services Awarded Grant

The PPS Office of Dental Services was recently awarded a grant of $27,000 by The Delta Dental of New Jersey Foundation to continue providing dental care for Paterson's uninsured and under-insured student population. Grant funds will be used to purchase needed materials and supplies for the PPS Dental Clinic. 

GoPA Teacher Recognized for Outstanding Work

Mrs. HamlettMs. Michelle Hamlett, Social Studies teacher at the School of Government and Public Administration (GoPA) at Eastside High School Campus has been recognized as the New Jersey National History Day Outstanding Teacher for the Senior Level. She has also been nominated for a National Award for her work with her students as they prepare projects to compete to win. In recent years, Ms. Hamlett’s students have been consistent winners at the Regional and State level and have competed on the National level, receiving strong feedback from judges who have stated that the depth of student  research and meticulous presentation is unparalleled.  Ms. Hamlett has become a mentor to other teachers at Eastside and has shared her expertise in creating a culture of excellence and high expectations.    National History Day is a rigorous process whereby students dig deeply into research on a yearly topic and create fact based projects that are artfully presented.  In the accompanying photo, Ms. Hamlett is pictured with school administration.

Paterson Public Schools Partners with Insight Insight logo

Insight Network will provide and manage the substitute program for Paterson Public Schools in the upcoming 2017-2018 school year. Click here for information on how to apply and on the times and locations of open house sessions.

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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