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Curriculum

Department Goals & Services

Our goal is to provide a rigorous curriculum to guide instruction preparing our students for an ever-evolving world.

This department encompasses the three facets of education, curriculum, assessment, and instruction, across all content areas to ensure a comprehensive program for all students. A key aspect of this department is its focus on research and development of the most current trends and outcomes in all three areas, based on quality research.

The curriculum four core areas of instruction and learning across are English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

In addition to the core subject areas, Millcreek Township School District offers a full slate of encore classes to provide opportunities and experiences for students to extend their interest. Such classes offered at the elementary level are Health and Physical Education, Music and Art. Secondary offerings include the previously mentioned courses, in addition to Family and Consumer Science, Computer Technology, Business Education, and many more. To view a complete list of secondary encore and electives, visit the scheduling guides located on the middle school and high school webpages.

Core Instructional Areas

The curriculum's four core areas of instruction and learning for all levels K-12 are English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.

Encore Courses & Electives

Millcreek Township School District offers a full slate of encore classes to provide opportunities and experiences for students to extend their interests.

McDowell Scheduling Guide 21-22
First page of the PDF file: 2021-2022-Scheduling-Guide

Contact Us

John Cavanagh

Titles: Director of Secondary Education
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Joseph Orlando

Titles: Director of Elementary Education
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Timothy Stoops

Titles: Director of Alternative Learning and Assessment
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Marianne Ouellet

Titles: Supervisor of ELA and Social Studies K-12
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Jennifer Dunmire

Titles: Supervisor of Math and Science K-12
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Carisa Coppolo

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Jennifer Hewitt

Titles: Secretary
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Lori Spizarny

Titles: Secretary
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