Welcome to the Office of Instruction
Degrees and Certifications:
Diane L. Provenzano
Director of Teaching Learning & Technology
The Office of Instruction is charged with overseeing and coordinating all instructional programs and services in Norwell Public Schools. These include the coordination of K-12 Curriculum, Instructional Technology, Professional Development opportunities for staff, State and Federal Grants Management, and the administration of the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS). The Office also monitors the implementation of both federal and state laws and regulations concerning Homeless Education, Home-Schooled Students, Civil Rights, English Language Learners, and Special Education.
The Office of Instruction also manages student, staff, and assessment data and transmits appropriate documentation as directed by the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The district-wide Social Health Curriculum is also under the purview of this office, and is coordinated by the building-based Guidance Counselors. The Office of Instruction serves as a clearinghouse for information on current educational opportunities, research trends, and new approaches to teaching and learning.
We invite you to learn more about the Office of Instruction by contacting the Director of Teaching, Learning & Technology, Diane L. Provenzano, or any of the following staff contacts:
Suzan A. Theodorou
Director of Student Services
Curriculum Coordinators K-12Amy Greene - GuidanceJohn O'Briant - Arts & Wellness
Curriculum Coordinators 6-12
firstname.lastname@example.orgTara Plassmann- MathematicsJames Casagrande - Science, Technology, and Engineering
email@example.comJames Whelton - Foreign LanguageJulie Fox - Social Studies
Curriculum Specialists/Coordinators K-5Kerri Fuller - Literacy - ColeNicole Pedro - Literacy - VinalAlison Pagnani - Mathematics - Cole
Data and Compliance SpecialistKathleen Lynch