Teachers as Learners

The District promotes a professional culture that emphasizes lifelong learning for teachers and school-based staff. Rigorous professional development provides teachers with valuable opportunities to expand their expertise with the ultimate goal of boosting student achievement. 

The Ramapo Central School District is committed to instructional excellence and supports employees in furthering their education through the pursuit of advanced studies and additional certifications. 

Teachers and principals are evaluated each year as part of the comprehensive, state-wide Annual Professional Performance Review system. Evaluations are based on performance measures which include student achievement and evidence of professional practices that are aligned with New York State teaching standards.