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Curriculum & Instruction

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Dr. Joseph Trivisonno, Assistant Superintendent


South River Public Schools is committed to providing our students with a quality education while addressing individual learners' success.  The staff continually participates in professional development allowing for the most up to date teaching methods and philosophy to be shared with our students.  Students and staff engage in collaborative learning practices which have been shown to be beneficial for all learners and promote a high quality education.

South River Public Schools Curriculum Leadership Team

Mrs. Gabriela Colon, Supervisor of ESL and World Language

Mrs. Karissa Disney, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

Primary School Teacher Leaders

Pre K: Vivianne DeFigueiredo

Grade K: Melissa Kahse

Grade 1: Tanya Soto

Elementary School Teacher Leaders

Grade 2: Jamie Latraverse

Grade 3: Desiree Nemeth

Grade 4: Kelly Robinson

Grade 5: Amy Kokoszka

Middle School Teacher Leaders

English Department: Dawn Jordan

Math Department: Susan McNamara

Social Studies: Darrel Pearce

Science: Rebecca Jobe

High School Teacher Leaders

English Department: Gabriella Ferro

Mathematics Department: Scott Keller

Science Department: John Curran

Social Studies Department: Chris DeRitis

District (K - 12) Teacher Leaders

​​​​​​Fine and Performing Arts: Patrick McDowell

Special Education Teacher Leaders

Grades K - 12: Kristin Monahan

Child Study Team Leader: Jodi Evanego