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                                      is an equitable learning community cultivating health, knowledge, skills, and values for productive global citizenship.


The Office of Curriculum and Instruction, responsible for the continuity of programming PreK-12, supports the Mission and Vision of the Onteora Central School District to “educate and nurture the children of our diverse community”. The Onteora Central School District is dedicated to supporting student learning, social-emotional wellness, and the professional growth of our faculty and staff. Through professional development, support, collaboration, and commitment, the office ensures:

     ● Student success through a guaranteed and articulated curriculum;
     ● Curriculum fosters intellectual curiosity by maintaining a strong focus
         on inquiry, critical thinking, and problem solving skills to empower all    
     ● Instructional delivery using research based pedagogical practices and     
     ● Collaboration among educators K-12 offers opportunities for continuity,     
         planning, and an exchange of ideas;
     ● Community and family partnerships support the learning of all students;
     ● A wide variety of course offerings in both content-areas and specialized
         subjects to help students reach their  maximum potential;
     ● A wide range of instructional materials are available to support learning
         at all levels.

This page is a resource for parents, community, and educators.  Please do not hesitate to reach out to our office should you need assistance in any way.


Stephanie Laffin

  (845) 657-6383 ext. 1023


Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) is the nation's main education law for all public schools. The law holds schools accountable for how students learn and achieve.

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