800 Pine Street | Emmaus, PA 18049 | 610.966.8300 (voice) The East Penn School District is located in the Lehigh Valley's metropolitan area which has a total population of a half million people. For driving directions, click here. For individual school and district E-FOLIO,click here.
Welcome to the Office of Curriculum and Instruction for the East Penn School District. Our mission is to support teachers and building principals by providing research and resources for creating a learning environment where students can be problem-solvers, collaborators, and critical thinkers. This site is designed to provide information regarding current and ongoing curriculum work and curricular resources. Click here to contact us.
Professional Learning Program
As stated in the Strategic Plan, the East Penn School District will foster professional growth and provide opportunities to enhance the performance of the entire employee team, so as to be consistent with student, educator, building, and district needs. Through a variety of district and building-based professional development opportunities, the goal is to provide all faculty members and support staff with opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs in order to foster a learning community that positively impacts student learning.
During the 2012-2013 school year, the Office of Curriculum and Instruction is working on the following projects:
Review /revision of K - 12 Health, Wellness, Fitness curriculum
Review/revision of K - 12 Science curriculum
Common Core transition in K - 12 English Language Arts and
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtII)
Building-based Professional Learning
New Teacher Induction
The East Penn School District is an equal opportunity education institution and will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, ancestry, disability, union membership or other legally protected classification. Announcement of the policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title VI, Title IX, Section 504 and Americans with Disabilities Act. Copyright 2010 East Penn School District.