Curriculum & Instruction

Vision:

The Somers Public Schools strives to be an exceptional and innovative educational community.

Mission:

The mission of the Somers Public Schools is to prepare each student to contribute and succeed in an ever-changing global society.

In pursuit of this Vision and Mission, we believe in:

  • The pursuit of excellence

  • ​Life-long learning

  • ​An environment conducive to success

  • ​Student, family, and community partnerships

  • ​Responsible citizenship

  • ​Honoring equity, individuality, and diversity

  • ​Educating the whole child

Mrs. Dina Senecal, Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Ext. 2039

Mrs. Kathy Brewer, Administrative Assistant

Ext. 2031

Informational Links

NGSS Parent Guides

This suite of NGSS Parent Guides illustrates how the standards are a powerful foundation to help students build a cohesive understanding of science over time.

K-2 Parent Guide

3-5 Parent Guide

6-8 Parent Guide

9-12 Parent Guide

Click on the grade levels below to view the core competencies of students in those grade levels and how to support learning at home.

http://www.corestandards.org/read-the-standards/

State Assessments

Public Schools in the State of Connecticut administer the Smarter Balanced Assessment in English Language Arts areas and math in grades 3 - 8 each spring.

Additionally, Connecticut students in grades 5, 8 and 11 are also assessed using the NGSS aligned assessment for science.

Connecticut State Department of Education Parent Video

Smarter Balanced Parent Guide