Welcome to the Neptune Township School District Department Homepages!
All of the departments listed within these links fall under the Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. Information will be updated regularly with department initiatives and happenings. Please click on any department to see specific information for that content area.
Cheryl Romano, Supervisor for Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Kelly Baldino, Special Education, Deaf Education and Speech
Karen Watt, Performing & Visual Arts, World Languages
Charles M. Kolinofsky, Data and Assessment, ESSA Grant, Testing, Health/PE (6-12)
Joshua Loveland, Science and Green Schools and JumpStart Academies
Dawn Reinhardt, Math (K-5), STEM/Technology (K-8) and Health/PE (K-5)
Nicole Sanyigo, Social Studies (6-12), ESL (K-12) and JROTC
Tara Stephenson, Poseidon and District Professional Development
Interim, Math (6-12), Engineering (9-12), Business (9-12)
Hillary L. Wilkins, English Language Arts (6-12) and Library Science (PK-12) and Option II
As part of the Office of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment, all of the departments work together to ensure that we provide programs that are rigorous and relevant, as well as incorporate the skills necessary for students of Neptune to become 21st Century learners. Through access to dynamic information, the infusion of technology, and student-centered classroom environments, we are preparing the critical thinkers of the future and most importantly, life-long learners. Below are the education outcomes we establish for the students of Neptune, through the coursework they will engage in throughout their educational careers.
The students in the Neptune Township schools will become life-long learners and will:
- Become fluent readers, writers, speakers, listeners, and viewers with comprehension and critical thinking skills.
- Acquire the mathematical skills, understandings, and attitudes that are needed to be successful in their careers and everyday life.
- Understand fundamental scientific principles, develop critical thinking skills, and demonstrate safe practices, skepticism, and open-mindedness when collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information.
- Become technologically literate.
- Demonstrate proficiency in all New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards (NJCCCS), New Jersey Student Learning Standards (NJSLS), and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS).
- Develop the ability to understand their world and to have an appreciation for the heritage of America with a high degree of literacy in civics, history, economics and geography.
- Develop a respect for different cultures and demonstrate trustworthiness, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship.
- Become culturally literate by being aware of the historical, societal, and multicultural aspects and implications of the arts.
- Demonstrate skills in decision-making, goal setting, and effective communication, with a focus on character development.
- Understand and practice the skills of family living, health, wellness and safety for their physical, mental, emotional, and social development.
- Develop consumer, family, and life skills necessary to be a functioning member of society.
- Develop the ability to be creative, inventive decision-makers with skills in communicating ideas, thoughts and feelings.
- Develop career awareness and essential technical and workplace readiness skills, which are significant to many aspects of life and work.