Curricular Initiatives at Pitman Public Schools
1. Pitman Public Schools: Holocaust Commission Alignment Index
Document Link: Pitman Public Schools: Holocaust Commission Alignment Index
Website Link: Holocaust Commission
2. Pitman Public Schools: Amistad Curriculum Alignment Index
Document Link: Pitman Public Schools: Amistad Curriculum Alignment Index
Website Link: Amistad Commission
3. Pitman Public Schools: Curriculum Guide-Financial Literacy
Document Link: Curriculum Guide-Financial Literacy
Website Link: Financial Literacy
Website Link: NJ DOE Personal Financial Literacy FAQ
4. Pitman Public Schools: Social-Emotional Learning (SEL)
Document Link for Elementary School: Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for Elementary School
Document Link for Middle School: Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for Middle School
Document Link for High School: Social Emotional Learning Curriculum for High School
Website Link: NJ DOE Social and Emotional Learning Page
Website Link: Social-Emotional Learning Alliance for New JerseyDistrict-Celebrated Character Traits:
October - Respect
December - Citizenship/Community
February - Kindness
April - Perseverance/Strength
5. Pitman Public Schools: LGBT and Disabilities Law Alignment Index
Disabled Persons and LGBT Curriculum Mandate (January 31, 2019):
C.18A:35-4.35 History of disabled and LGBT persons included in middle and high school curriculum.
- A board of education shall include instruction on the political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, in an appropriate place in the curriculum of middle school and high school students as part of the district’s implementation of the New Jersey Student Learning Standards.
C.18A:35-4.36 Policies, procedures pertaining to inclusive instructional materials.
- A board of education shall have policies and procedures in place pertaining to the selection of instructional materials to implement the requirements of section 1 of this act. When adopting instructional materials for use in the schools of the district, a board of education shall adopt inclusive instructional materials that portray the cultural and economic diversity of society including the political, economic, and social contributions of persons with disabilities and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, where appropriate.
3. This act shall take effect immediately and shall first apply to the 2020-2021 school year.