Laurie M. Aknin
Director of Personnel
Title IX Coordinator Click to learn more
The vision of Mount Pleasant Elementary School District, a small multicultural enriched community, is to provide an excellent personalized education producing socially responsible students prepared for their futures as life long learners, where schools serve the community through active partnerships, linking advanced technology with progressive teaching and learning techniques. Our employees mirror the image of our vision.
OUR DIVERSE COMMUNITY IS OUR STRENGTH
Mount Pleasant Elementary School District – a K-8 district- with four elementary schools and one middle school, serves about 3,000 students. A multitude of cultures, ethnic groups and languages makes the District a rich atmosphere in which to work. All schools in the district work closely on total quality learning strategies to prepare all children for the challenges of the 21st century. Our programs are student centered and our goal is to provide an environment in which students are achieving at the highest academic level.
The instructional program is based on an innovative and comprehensive K-8 curriculum supported by ongoing staff development, appropriate instructional materials and support staff. Professional growth opportunities are provided through district in-services. The District has three staff development days built into the school calendar for the purpose of teacher training.
• New Teacher Support/Induction Program
• COTSEN “The Art of Teaching”—Robert Sanders Elementary School and Mt. Pleasant Elementary School
• MPAS—After School Program
• Induction Program
• Ncw Teacher Support / BTSA
• Technology Support
• English Language Development Programs
• IJA Academies—ALAS Dual Immersion Program, STEM and VAPA academies
August Boeger Middle School
Grades 6, 7 and 8
Principal Diane Haywood
Assistant Principal -Jeremia Cruz
Ida Jew Academies
Principal Laurie Aknin
Valle Vista Elementary
Principal -Patty Pizziol
Robert Sanders Elementary
Principal Julie Howard
Mt. Pleasant Elementary
Principal- Jose Gonzalez
HOW TO JOIN OUR FAMILY
We are seeking superior candidates who have a passion for working in an educational setting with children of all ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. If this is you, please visit Ed-Join for employment opportunities.
NON DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT
The Mt. Pleasant School District does not on the basis of actual or perceived characteristics such as age, ancestry, color, ethnic group identification, gender expression, gender identity, gender, disability, nationality, race of ethnicity, religion, sex, or sexual orientation, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one of more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
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