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Curriculum and Instruction

Education Word Cloud
  • The Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Accountability is responsible for ensuring all students receive rigorous, relevant and engaging instruction that is aligned to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks.  Some of the services the department is responsible for include:

    • Planning and implementing professional development for all educators
    • Facilitating the development of vertically and horizontally aligned curriculum
    • Reviewing curriculum for bias and alignment to state standards
    • Managing federal entitlement grants
    • Inducting and mentoring new teachers
    • Analyzing multiple data sources to inform curriculum and instruction decisions
    • Monitoring home schooling
    • Fostering the integration of technology and instruction
    • Providing resources to families in order to support students’ academic success

Curriculum Staff

Curriculum and Instruction Leaders

  • Kerrie Russell: PK

    Jeanne Yordanopoulos: K ELA/SS

    Lillian Hazard: K Math/Science

    Lynn Frabotta: 1 ELA/SS

    Judy Mastroianni: 1 Math/Science

    Sue Dubois: 2 ELA/SS

    Deb Auciello: 2 Math/Science

    Margot Mannka: 3 ELA/SS

    Sharon Michalewski: 3 Math/Science


    Sharon Manz: Taft Literacy Coach

    Nancy Doyle: Taft Literacy Coach 


    Michelle St. Germain: 4 ELA/SS

    Crystal Martin: 4 Math/Science

    Linda Simonds: 5 ELA/SS

    Charisa Bianco: 5 Math/Science

    Christine Marshall: 6/7 ELA

    Jen Clark: 6/7 Math

    Barbara Beane: 6/7 Science 

    Bridget Welch: Whitin Litracy Coach


    Mary Guilmette: ELA Curriculum and Instruction Leader

    Christine Prior: Math Curriculum and Instruciton Leader

    Tracy Larkin: Science Curriculum and Instruction Leader

    Hurley Silbor: SS Curriculum and Instruciton Leader 

    Sarah Zoschak: K-12 SPED 

    Lisa Struppa: K-12 Art

    Gretchen D'Andrea: K-12 Music

    Caroline Lozeau: K-12 PE/Wellness

    Chris Barry: K-12 Guidance/Counseling

    Mike Smutok: K-12 Library/Media/Tech 

    Sarah Gaudet: 8-12 World Language

    Angela Woislaw: K-12 ELL