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East Rockaway High School

Social Studies Department

The East Rockaway Jr./Sr. High School Social Studies department is dedicated to creating inquiry-based curriculum for our students to become active informed citizens. We follow the New York State Social Studies Framework that is designed around six practices: Gathering, Interpreting, & Using Evidence, Chronological Reasoning & Causation, Comparison and Contextualization, Geographic Reasoning, Economics and Economic Systems, Civic Participation.

Courses Descriptions can be found here.

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Teacher

Courses 18-19

Curriculum Overview

William Gibbons- Chairperson

AP Government & Economics
Family & Criminal Law

AP Government & Economics
Family & Criminal Law

Doreen Ansel

AP US History,
Participation in Government,
United States History 

AP US History
Participation in Government
United States History

Joyce Kenny


Grade 7 US History,
Economics

Grade 7 US History
Economics

Valarie Parasmo


AP World History
Global 10

AP World History
Global 10

Don Poland


Grade 8 US History,
Economics

Grade 8 US
Economics

Luke Tesoriero

Global 9R
Global 9H
Grade 7 US History

Global 9R
Global 9H
Grade 7 US