Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment

                  Helpful Links


STEM Career Exploration Games

STEM Science from Scientists

Parent Resources

"Parents' Guide to Students Success"
Lists the common core standards; provides a guide of what  you can expect your child to learn in each grade level 

Teacher Resources

Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks

Teacher Licensure Recertification

Teacher Lesson Plans, Student Interactives
for Classroom and Home

Student Assessment Testing


PARCC stands for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers. These online assessment tools are currently being used in several Massachusetts school districts, including Ashland, 


     Professional Development 

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Contact Information

Paul Vieira

Assistant Superintendent
of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Claudia Bialzik
Administrative Assistant
W. Union Street, Rm 6
Ashland, MA 01721

 ph: 508-881-0175

Our Services

In addition to curricula, our department manages grants and professional development.
Curricula are adapted and aligned with the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks to ensure that all efforts have been made to meet students' needs in the regular education program. Staff are assisted and required to analyze and accommodate diverse learning styles and differentiate instruction within the regular education classroom.
Staff members may visit the Ashland PD website for information and forms for professional development.

Our Mission Statement

The Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment mission for Ashland Public Schools is to meet the needs of its students facing a twenty-first century global society. We will create partnerships with families and the community in order to forge a commitment to focus on how students learn and develop while addressing essential student outcomes. It is our belief that ALL students can and will become world-class citizens, demonstrating ethical, responsible behavior while continuing to challenge themselves as life-long learners.