SEATED L to R: Tom Ferraro-Vice President, Colin Monahan-Business Administrator, Michele Ruocco-President,
Patricia Capitelli -Superintendent, Raymond Reddin-Board Attorney,
STANDING L to R: Marcello Guarneri, Sanders Reynoso, Jennifer DeCeglie, Roe Carr, Keith Schaffer, Gary Bierach,
Ken Kerwin (Not Pictured)

The Totowa Board of Education and its' staff is dedicated to providing a comprehensive education, relative to the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, in the areas of academics, the visual and performing arts, athletics, social/emotional growth, and workplace readiness for success in life.


The Superintendent and Administrative Team recommend the board adopt the following goals and objectives for the 2016-2017 school year.



1.    To continue to improve student achievement results in the areas of Language Arts, Mathematics and Science on state assessments, district-wide benchmarks, unit assessments, and formative assessments.

2.  To create a district unified approach for language arts and mathematics instruction in preschool through grade eight.

3.   Increase the relevance of technology infusion in classroom instruction. 

4.  To increase the capacity of the district to communicate with parents/guardians.

5.  To improve the quality of instruction by ensuring accountability for classroom performance and teacher effectiveness.

To continue to provide assistance to teachers whose students have not met the NJ Professional Standards for Teachers and School Leaders.