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Chanelle Case Borden, Ph.D (female scientist) working in a National Cancer Institute DNA lab.
The Teaneck Public School K-12 Science Education program aims to prepare our students to become proficient in a range of scientific investigations and thinking that include but are not limited to inquiry and investigation, collection and analysis of evidence, logical reasoning, and communication and application of information. Implementing the New Jersey Student Learning Standards and the Next generation Science Standards our students will be engaged in the core ideas through the integration of science and engineering practices while making connections to crosscutting concepts.  The science taught throughout our school district is infused with current and developing technologies as well as the implementation of 21st Century Skills.  Throughout the academic school year, our students are exposed to and recognize the contributions, as well as the diverse gender, cultural and social backgrounds of scientists and engineers.

NJIT STEM Family Open House - Center for Pre-College Programs

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The Center for Pre-College Programs at New Jersey Institute of Technology is hosting a "Spring" Family Open House for middle and high school students and parents.  The Open House will showcase the school year and summer programs for middle and high school students.  It will be held on a Saturday, March 4, 2023 for children in grades 4 to 11 and their parents, to explore hands-on STEM activities, to discover STEM careers, and learn about the services and offerings available throughout the academic year and summer to enhance college readiness and success.  The program will include family activities, an information session on preparing for and financing college, and a raffle.

For more information, please use the following LINK.

To register for the event, please visit:

The T.E.A.M.S Program

Housed at Teaneck High School for 21 years and counting,  our four-year honors and advanced placement program provides students with a comprehensive focus on science, mathematics and computer science. Students are exposed to Arduino Programming and Design, 3D Printing and Modeling, and current, industry-based computer programming languages. Our T.E.A.M.S. students have competed at the local and national level, and have the distinguished honor of being an award-winning participant in the Panasonic Creative Design Robotics Competition for five sequential years.  Click the link below to learn more about the T.E.A.M.S. program. The application window for the class of 2027 is now open.

                                                                     T.E.A.M.S. Academy Article 

Principles of High Quality Science Instruction

Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards in our science classes, our students will learn to:
  • Make sense of natural and human-designed phenomena,
  • Develop questions to plan and carry out investigations, design solutions and/or obtain information,
  • Gather data and information to use in developing evidence,
  • Reason how the evidence supports an explanation for the causes of phenomena,
  • Engage in academic discourse,
  • Present evidence of learning,
  • Communicate reasoning through an individual three-dimensional performance, and
  • Apply science learning beyond the classroom to make sense of natural and/or human-designed phenomena.

Supervisor of Science, Engineering and Technology
Mr. Rolando Monserrat
Phone: 201-834-7017

K-8 Science Textbook Adoption

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is actively reviewing and evaluating new curriculum resources to support our kindergarten through eighth grade science program.

This adoption process was presented as part of our two-year plan to address academic achievement post COVID-19. The New Jersey Student Learning Standards - Science call for the adoption of resources that will engage students deeply in the content by presenting high-quality tasks, student-driven learning opportunities, and digitally supported resources for stronger home-school partnerships.

The Science Textbook Adoption Committee, comprised of parents, teachers and educators, has been established to review available resources in order to redesign our instructional rollout for the 2023-2024 school year. The committee is utilizing an evaluation rubric to score each resource in domains ranging from standards and content to differentiation and equity and the home-school connection. You can review a copy of the evaluation rubric here.

The committee is actively engaged in the process. Please refer to the timeline below.

Once two curricular resources are chosen, the committees will engage the greater Teaneck community in a full program resource review.

For more information about this initiative, please contact Rolando Monserrat, Supervisor of Science, Engineering and Technology at [email protected].