Welcome to the Curriculum Department

  • The Curriculum and Instruction Department is dedicated to ensuring quality education for all students. In partnership with parents, students, teachers, and community members, we will continually renew a rigorous curriculum that is aligned with the New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards, reflects research-based programs and best practices, and is responsive to the needs of all learners. 

Curriculum and Instruction Staff

  • Adelina Giannetti Adelina Giannetti, Assistant Superintendent

    Adelina G. Giannetti joined Pemberton Township School district in October, 2002. Prior to her role as assistant superintendent, she served as director of special services, assistant director of instruction for special services, and special education supervisor.

    Before coming to Pemberton, she served as the principal of Larc School for two years. Her previous experience includes serving as a reading specialist for Lenape Regional High School District and teacher of the handicapped for students with emotional and behavioral disabilities at the Y.A.L.E. School.

    Giannetti brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to Pemberton, including expertise in special education, reading instruction and assessment, professional development, school administration, innovative best practices, research-based strategies and instruction and child advocacy. She also serves as an adjunct professor at Temple University for the College of Education. In addition, she has consulted for various school districts in New Jersey and has offered a variety of presentations on current educational issues.

  • Ida Smith Ida Smith, Chief Academic Officer

    Ida Smith was named chief academic officer in 2017, after serving as the director of curriculm and instruction grades 6 - 12 in 2016. In her new capacity, she directs and supervises the planning, implementation and monitoring of all education programs, grades K - 12.

    Prior to joining the department of curriculum and instruction, she was principal at Pemberton Township High School for two years, after serving as an assistant principal in both the high school and middle school. She began her career in Pemberton in 1991 as a long-term substitute, then science teacher, at Helen Fort Middle School. Smith earned her master’s in education from The College of New Jersey and her bachelor’s degree from Holy Family University.

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