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Director of Professional Development

Pamela L. Pacheco

417 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420 ext. 414


Summer Happenings

Click here to view all summer professional development offerings


Opportunity for Pre-K, Kindergarten and Grade 1 Teachers - Click here for information on Developing the Landscape for Early Number Sense on August 20th and 21st from 8:30 - 3:00 at John J. Doran Elementary School.


Using a Twitter Account for Professional Development

Use Twitter for professional development by following organizations that share lots of great news and insights that apply to your professional development.  Use Twitter as a source for current awareness.  Click here for more information.

Click here for a list of organizations to connect with using your Twitter account.

Information about Recertification

Click here for a document to use when charting your professional development activity.  Click here for an example.

Click here for information about professional development activities that count toward recertification. 

Professional Development Videos & Resources

  • Common Core State Standards VIDEO:  See an introduction to the new Common Core state standards including background on the design process, key features, and major differences
  • Rigor and the Common Core State Standards VIDEO:  The Common Core State Standards are rigorous, but it's what the teacher does in the classroom that will put the standards into action. This video will help you understand how to put the expectations of the standards into actions.
  • Common Core LiveBinder:  This binder provides an organized collection of resources for the ELA Common Core State Standards.
  • Academic Vocabulary VIDEO:  This is a workshop presented by Susan Pimentel, the lead writer on the Common Core English standards.










News and Notices

FRPS Educator Evaluation Handbook

Parent/Student Portal Info

FRPS New Staff Information

Watson Turnaround Plan

Evaluation Subcommittee
Tuesday, September 2nd
5:45 PM
417 Rock Street


Common Core State Standards (CCSS)

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)


B.M.C. Durfee High School
Summer Enrichment Program - 2014

Opt out and transfer request form

New school leadership named for Fonseca Elementary School, Spencer Borden Elementary School, and Talbot Innovation School

Massachusetts required Fingerprinting

Comedy Night At Nagle

BMC Durfee High School
Nagle Auditorium

Friday, September 26, 2014
Show Time 7 PM, doors open at 6 PM
Ages 18 & over
Tickets only $15
Beer and wine will be available
To purchase tickets in advance call: 508-675-8100 ext. 1173