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Friday, 11/28/2014

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Welcome to the Rochester Community Schools Curriculum Department Website!

Michael Behrmann, Executive Director of Elementary Education, 248.726.3130
Carrie Lawler, Executive Director of Secondary Education, 248.726.3131

Karen Gelardi, ESL Specialist, 248.726.3155
Irene Larson, School Improvement and Grants, 248.726.3156

Now Available!  RCS Elementary (K-5) Core Academic Curriculum Mapping Website for Parents!

New!  Click here for easy to understand information regarding the Common Core State Standards for Parents!

The Curriculum Department announces the Annual Martin Luther King Day Short Essay and Poetry Contest for all K-12 students.  There are four divisions: grades K-2, grades 3-5, middle school, and high school.  Winners will be asked to read their entries at the Annual MLK Day Celebration on Sunday, January 25, 2015, 3:00-4:30 PM, at St. Paul's United Methodist Church in Rochester.  The theme this year is, "The Fair or Just Community".  Deadline for entries are December 5th.  See the file below for the entry form and contest information.

RCS introduces Chinese language and culture exposure in elementary and middle school! 

Click here to access our Chinese Instruction Page.

Rochester Community Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, creed or ancestry, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, familial status, arrest record or physical and mental disabilities in accordance with the Elliot-Larson Civil Rights Act (ELCRA) MCL 37.2206, Persons with Disabilities Civil Rights Act (PWCRA), MCL 37.1206, Title II, Title VI, and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Educational Amendment Act of 1972, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act and the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (8U.S.C., Section 1324A Et.Seq.) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. In addition, individuals will not be excluded from, or be denied, the benefits of participation in any program or activity for which the Board is responsible. Rochester Community Schools has designated the following individuals as Compliance Coordinators: Title IX, Title II and Section 504 – Students: Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3106; Equal Employment Opportunity/Section 504 for non-students: Executive Director of Human Resources, 501 W. University, Rochester, MI 48307 (248)726-3110