SCP Learning Walks and Rubrics

SCP Learning Walks and Rubrics

October 12, 2018 As you may recall from a message that I shared with the community in September, a team of teachers and administrators developed these SCP Rubrics. They are an incredible resource. For the last few weeks, the administrators and I have started using...
Strategic Coherence Plan Video Snapshots for September, 2018

Strategic Coherence Plan Video Snapshots for September, 2018

October 10, 2018 Three years ago, the District embarked upon the implementation of a bold framework called the Strategic Coherence Plan, which became our blueprint for 21st century learning. Since adoption in 2016, a team of educators, administrators, Board Trustees...
Integration of Success Skills: Advancing our Strategic Coherence Plan

Integration of Success Skills: Advancing our Strategic Coherence Plan

September 18, 2018 As you know, our focus on integrating success skills (aka 21st century academic and social emotional skills: critical thinking, collaboration/communication, adaptability, perseverance and civic responsibility) into curriculum, instruction,...

Protecting Our Schools Legislation–Advocacy Campaign

June 4, 2018 Dear Brewster Community, The New York State Senate passed the Protecting Our Schools Legislation, which provides funding to Districts to pay for School Resource Officers, increase mental health services and enhance school safety. The New York State...

AT&T Hello Sunshine Filmmaking Lab

Calling All Girls Interested in Filmmaking! May 10, 2018 Have you heard of the Hello Sunshine Filmmaking Lab? I hadn’t until Yanire Wickers, a teacher at HH Wells Middle School, shared this exciting opportunity with me. The actress Reese Witherspoon, in...

Safety of Students and Staff in the Brewster Central School District

February 19, 2018 We are deeply saddened and disturbed by the death of seventeen students and adults at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County Florida at the hands of a student. According to the Washington Post, “150,000 students attending at least...