Plan for Continuous Improvement in Teaching and LearningThe Diocese of Paterson Plan for Continuous Improvement in Teaching and Learning offers a vision and a model for continuous improvement of teaching and learning within and throughout all schools of the Diocese. It strengthens the common curriculum derived from our core values. It enables our Diocese to focus on and deliver effective professional development.
Diocesan Curriculum Guidelines
Please note that the Curriculum Guidelines are only available as Adobe Acrobat PDF files. Each curriculum guide is extensive - depending on the speed of your connection, it may take some time for the PDF file to download to your computer.
Health/Physical Education Guidelines - The Diocese of Paterson (PDF file)Curriculum Guidelines in Religion are under revision and will be posted when completed.
Language Arts Curriculum Guidelines - The Diocese of Paterson - Revised 2004 (PDF file)
Mathematics Curriculum Guidelines - The Dioceses of the State of New Jersey - Revised 2008 (PDF file)
Pre-Kindergarten Expectations and Strategies - Revised 2004 (PDF file)
World Language Curriculum Guidelines - The Dioceses of the State of New Jersey - September 2007 (PDF file)
Paterson Diocesan Schools Technology Guidelines - includes revisions through August 2005 (PDF file)
Developing A Technology Plan
Below are links to materials and websites discussed at the March 2013 Diocesan Technology Plan Development webinar.
- National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Technology Coaches
- National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Administrators
- National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Teachers
- National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) for Students
State of New Jersey Curriculum Standards and Frameworks
Diocese of Paterson - Professional Development Plan 2012-2013
Click here to view the Professional Development Plan for our diocese for 2012-2013 (PDF file)
NJ Department of Education - Professional Development
Click here for the Professional Development Guidelines, including the revised "What Counts" document. (PDF file)
Click here to go to the Department of Education Website to register as an approved provider, or to search a database of approved professional development providers.