Academic Welcome

Welcome to The Winston School of Short Hills’s Department of Curriculum and Instruction!

Here you will find a comprehensive overview of academic curriculum and programs that truly define our educational community. Our mission is to educate the whole child and support each learner to strive for their greatest potential, while instilling confidence in their learning experiences and optimism for their futures.  The Winston School of Short Hills continuously reviews curriculum, current educational trends and changes in society, and seeks to enhance our programs and resources to meet the needs of our students. We recognize the unique characteristics of each individual and celebrate the variation of our learning styles and skills! Our philosophy, known as THE WINSTON WAY, encourages individuality, creativity, and diversity throughout our community.

THE WINSTON WAY is characterized by a unique instructional philosophy that defines a curriculum, instructional environment, and learning culture that collectively celebrate diversity. The uniqueness of each individual learner is recognized and encouraged to develop skills that will promote lifelong achievement in academic, social, and emotional growth. The Winston Way is an Orton-based, multi-sensory, cross-curricular approach that provides students with language-based challenges with opportunities to develop 21st century skills, intellectual curiosity, and creativity in all disciplines.

Again, welcome to The Winston School of Short Hills. Our team looks forward to collaborating with you and working to build educational experiences that will ensure lifelong success and achievement!

Sincerely,
Dr. Daniele Kass, Ed.D.
Director of Curriculum and Instruction