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Common Core Implementation Team

The purpose of the Common Core Implementation Team (CCIT) is to establish a means of effective and efficient communication between the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) and teams of school leaders, educators, and parents in each district who have a critical role in implementing or supporting the changes necessary to achieve the outcomes of the Common Core State Standards. Ideally, each district team will include the superintendent, the business administrator, curriculum supervisors, principals, teachers, school board members and parents. The Department of Education has recently invited higher education administrators and faculty to join the CCIT in order to disseminate information on the Common Core State Standards to colleagues.


We are a school committed to the Common Core and truly see the positive changes that have occurred in our students. Our special education students with behavioral and learning disabilities have demonstrated academic growth, are engaged in the learning process, and are motivated to learn. I see my staff teaching in a deeper, richer way, reflecting about their lessons, working more collaboratively with each other, and ready for the next challenge. "
Dr. Jane Petrozzino, Supervisor for Curriculum and Instruction, Windsor Academy in Woodland Park and Windsor Prep High School in Paramus

In short, the CCIT is intended to support New Jersey educators' efforts to transition to the Common Core State Standards.

Sign up now to join the Common Core Implementation Team and each month receive information, including:

  • Invitations to participate on NJDOE projects
  • Free professional development on critical topics
  • High-quality resources and links
  • Best practices for implementation strategies
  • Updates on the PARCC assessments

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