Office of Curriculum & Instruction

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.

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

Current Projects

During the 2014-2015 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
  • Review/revision of Technology Education curriculum
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) integration
  • Response to Instruction and Intervention (RtII)
  • Building-based Professional Learning
  • New Teacher Induction
  • Instructional Rounds
  • Hybrid Learning

Contact Information

Laura Witman
Supervisor of Secondary Curriculum & Instruction – (610) 966-8323 | Email

Michele James
Supervisor of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction – (610) 966-8353 | Email

Tricia Gutman
Academic Support Coordinator – (610) 966-8325 | Email

Maria McNabb
Administrative Assistant – (610) 966-8322 | Email

Kim Wanish
Administrative Assistant – (610) 966-8352 | Email

Deb Diefenderfer
Administrative Assistant – (610) 966-8359 | Email