Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Meeting with Principals and Administrators- August 24th
On Monday, August 24th Dr. Petrosino met with district principals and administrators to review implementation of the new curriculum. The meeting took place from 1:30-3:00pm in the Board of Education offices. Topics included first day activities for instructional staff, discussion of utilization of the curriculum committee, observational tools to track implementation, resource documents and anticipated Frequently Asked Questions by faculty, parents and students. There was also extensive information about professional development Dr. Petrosino coordinated for the 2009-2010 school year with such programs as Tools of the Mind, LitLife, Read180/SRI, and ASCD/Understanding by Design. Dr. Petrosino solicited advise and feedback from the group and will incorporate the administrators comments in the final implementation document.