Teacher Leadership ~ Douglas G. Grafflin Elementary School

Department Chairs and Grade Level Leaders are some of the teacher leadership positions that support curriculum and instruction throughout the District. 

DEPARTMENT CHAIRS work with their building Principals and the Curriculum & Instruction Office to support the implementation, evaluation, and improvement of curriculum. Other responsibilities include coordinating department supply budgets, assisting in the the hiring process for their departments, and facilitating department meetings and professional learning.

Department Chairperson
Pupil Personnel Lisa Tighe
Scheduled Specials Steve Listengart

GRADE LEVEL LEADERS serve as a liaison between their grade level team and the building principal. They meet with the administration, facilitate grade leave meetings and professional learning, and coordinate grade level events and trips. They also help support the implementation of our social-emotional learning curriculum at their grade level. 

Grade Level Leader
Kindergarten Nancy Larkin
1st Grade Marisa Boniello
2nd Grade Sarah Alley
3rd Grade Mara Cohen
4th Grade Yvonett Glickert