Curriculum & Instruction


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


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

Timothy Percoski, 6-12 STEM Instructional Leader

Ext. 5247

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.

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

Parent Resources for CT Summative Assessments