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Employee Resources from the Curriculum Office

Most of the files on this page are in .pdf format.

Common Core Primer

Common Core Learning Standards (Tracy Davidson's 2012 Opening Day Powerpoint presentation)


Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR)

APPR (general information)
Watervliet APPR Plan (pdf)
NYSED APPR Field Guidance


E-school guides

In order to try to be more efficient with the questions that pop up regarding E-school, we have made an email account to log your questions. Please send your E-school questions to: eschoolhelp@vliet.neric.org. Someone will assist you or point you in the right direction for your answer.

Grade Book
Grade Entry
Transfer a student
Change Form (for changes to student demographic information)

Teacher-Student Roster Verification Report (log-in)

https://esd-connect.neric.org/mobile/Teacher Now teachers can access student data through their mobile devices using eSD mobile for educators. This mobile teacher portal allows users access to schedules, grades, assignments, attendance and more through web-browser enabled devices, such as i-Pads, i-Phones, Droids, etc. For more information, view the eSchoolData mobile tutorial.

eSD Guru log-in eSchoolData (eSD) GURUBoard is a new analytics tool that provides a personalized interface for administrators, counselors and teachers to organize and review a variety of data. GURUBoards are designed to allow district staff to easily identify and compare assessment, discipline, enrollment, attendance and student achievement trends using interactive graphs.


Teacher Resources

BOCES Substitute Service
Permanent/Professional Certification (NYSED form)
PD Monthly Journal

Professional Development Plan


Monthly Mentor Form

Curriculum Mapping

Curriculum Mapping Reference guide (.pdf)
The Why, How and When of Mapping
Reflection on Curriculum Mapping document (excel file)
Mapping Category Questions
Heidi Hayes Jacobs Rubric (.pdf)
CMSI Curriculum Guide Analysis (.pdf)


Assessment planning worksheet
Homework planning worksheet
Rubric Creation worksheet
Professional Library listing
21st Century Content Standards
Teacher Rubric for using SmartBoards
Understanding the Standards
Four As Protocol
Unit Design

WCSD Bullying Prevention and Intervention Incident Reporting Form

Useful links

Capital Region BOCES
Engage NY
Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA)
Classroom Management Tips
Greater Capital Region Teacher Center
New York State Education Department
Virtual Reference Desk
Capital Region BOCES Library System
SNAP Smart Search