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The Division of Curriculum provides guidance, materials and resources to educators regarding curriculum, instruction and regulations passed by the Pennsylvania State Board of Education (Pa. Code, Title 22, Chapter 4) related to:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Economic Education/Financial Literacy 
  • English Language Arts
  • English as a Second Language
  • Environment and Ecology
  • Gifted Education
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • Technology Education
  • World Languages
Standards Aligned System

The Division of Curriculum maintains and supports the Standards Aligned System (SAS) which is the Pennsylvania Department of Education's digital curriculum and instruction resource site. SAS is comprised of six distinct elements which provide a common framework for continuous student, teacher, and school and district growth. The elements are Standards, Assessment, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials and Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Numerous resources for teaching and developing high quality educational programs are available on the SAS.

Content Area Contact Information


Arts and Humanities Division of Curriculum
Economic Education/Financial Literacy Sally Flaherty
717.783.1832| saflaherty@pa.gov
English Language Arts Division of Curriculum
English as a Second Language
(Title III, English as a Second Language, Data Collection)

Linda Long
717.783.6595| lilong@pa.gov

Tami Shaffer
717.705.3829| tshaffer@pa.gov

Environment and Ecology

David Bauman
717.783.6598| davbauman@pa.gov

Gifted Education

Division of Curriculum

Health and Physical Education

Division of Curriculum

Mathematics Kevin Mauro
717.772.6904| kmauro@pa.gov
Science David Bauman
Social Studies Sally Flaherty
717.783.1832| saflaherty@pa.gov
Technology Education William Bertrand
717.783.6848| wbertrand@pa.gov
World Languages Division of Curriculum


Administrative Support

Donna Stewart
717.783.2642| donnstewar@pa.gov