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

  • Lillian Hazard: PK-3 Math

    Bernadette Bazzette: 4-5 Math

    Jen Clarke: 6-7 Math

    Chris Prior: 8-12 Math


    Lillian Hazard: PK-3 Science

    Gaye Quintiliani: PK-3 Science

    Crystal Martin: 4-5 Science

    Barbara Beane: 6-7 Science

    Tracy Larkin: 8-12 Science


    Sharon Manz: PK-3 ELA

    Sue Dubois: PK-3 ELA

    Linda Simonds: 4-7 ELA

    Brennan Bennett: 8-12 ELA


    Hurley Silbor: PK-12 History/Social Studies


    Linda Ashby: PK-2 Special Education


    Allison Ciccone: PK-12 Social/Emotional Learning

    Sarah Drake: PK-12 Social/Emotional Learning