Welcome to the Office of Teaching and Learning!
Catherine Perkins, Director of Teaching & Learning
Christine Matik, Elementary Curriculum Supervisor
Joseph Rutz, Secondary Curriculum Supervisor
James Creighton, Assessment and Data Coordinator
Mary Anne Robold, Administrative Assistant
For information, please contact (215) 441-6000, Extension 11007
The Office of Teaching and Learning oversees the district-wide curriculum and instruction, student programs and activities, district and state assessments, and faculty and staff professional development in the district. Curriculum includes the courses of study for all subjects K-12, instructional resources, and assessments. Student programs include: athletics, arts, extra-curricular activities, clubs, assemblies, and field trips. We ensure that students have opportunities to enhance their unique skills and build capacity in all areas.
The Office of Teaching and Learning oversees the administration of all state assessments, such as the PSSA, PASA, Keystone Exams, MAP, and WIDA, and coordinates the administration of nationally recognized exams such as PSAT, SAT, ACT, and the Advanced Placement Exams. In addition to developing and administrating programs for students, the Office of Teaching and Learning develops and facilitates professional development for administrators, teachers, and support staff. Additionally, the Office of Teaching and Learning coordinates all student teacher and practicum placements, ensures compliance with all school safety regulations, and serves as a liaison to community organizations.
The Director of Teaching and Learning is the administrative liaison to the Education Committee of the Centennial School Board as well as the Chair of the District’s Act 48 Committee. The Director supervises all professional staff and instructional and co-curricular programs.