Curriculum and Instruction

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Summer Learning 2023

Summer Math 2023

Summer Reading 2023

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Staff & Contact Information

District Curriculum & Instruction Department

172 Midland Avenue Kearny NJ, 07032
Phone: 201-955-5099
Fax 201-955-0544

Director of Curriculum
Karen Pichinin

District Supervisors

John Adamski
District Instructional Supervisor, Grades 6-8

Kathleen A Astrella
Visual & Performing Arts

Mercedes Alves
ELA/Social Studies K-12

Meghan Avitable
Testing & Student Data Management

Jenny Brodsky
Preschool and Kindergarten

Mary Goffredo
Math & Science

Sofia Levchak  Ed. D
Federal Programs

Denise Pais-Sotelo
Physical Education and Health

Staff & Contact Information

District Instructional Coaches

Stephani Estrella-Tran
ESL/Bilingual PreK-12

Diane Mazurek
Math/Science  Grades 7-12

Danielle Polk
Instructional Technology, PreK-12

Robert Romano
Special Education K-12

Jacqueline Serodio

Jayme Tchalabi
Math/Science K-3