Assistant Superintendent/Chief Academic Officer


Dr. Tracy Curley Ed.D
Superintendent Chief Academic Officer
417 Rock St. 
Fall River, MA 02720  
508-675-8420 x 53801

Adminstrative Assistant Office Of Teaching/Learning 
417 Rock St, Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420 ext. 53811


The Office of Instruction is responsible for a broad range of areas, including: program and curriculum coordination, assessment, instruction, professional development, educational initiatives, research and grants.

Find Curriculum Materials/Maps Here

The Office of Instruction oversees curriculum and instruction for the Fall River Public Schools. The curriculum maps for all content areas, Grades K-12, guide teachers in standards implementation . They help teachers, parents and students understand the anticipated results of instruction and study. The curriculum maps respond to the question: what should students be able to do to demonstrate understanding and knowledge?


The Office of Instruction oversees a number of educational programs for the Fall River Public Schools. 

Stephanie Kennedy- Director of English Language Arts

Sheryl Patterson Director of Mathematics 

Kim Laliberte - Director of Science

Lisa Zagarella - MLL Director

Jacqueline Francisco - Director of Fine Arts

Michele Sharpe - Director of Health and PE

Elizabeth Lewis - Coordinator of  Data, Assessment and Accountability

Derek Farias - Title I/Grants Coordinator


FRPS Home School Application Process

Homeschool ContactRonda Ferreira
Administrative Assistant – Office of Teaching and Learning
417 Rock Street
Fall River, MA 02720
508-675-8420 ext. 53811