Standards Aligned System

The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal.

Pennsylvania Honors Outstanding Educators

Pennsylvania Honors Outstanding Educators

Joseph Welch, Pennsylvania's 2020 Teacher of the Year, and Elizabeth Landes, the 2019 Milken Educator, represent two of the commonwealth's finest educators.  Each brings a passion for learning, a commitment to meeting the needs of each and every learner, and a sense of caring that expands beyond the walls of the classroom or the school day. 


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PDE Welcomes Julia Hutton, English Learner/Bilingual Education Content Advisor

Julia Hutton comes to PDE with 17 years experience as both an administrator...

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