Department Head

Dr. Lisa Forbes



Courses Offered in the Social Studies Department


The Stamford Historical Society

Stamford Public Scools

Social Studies Curriculum


This Day in History

Last Name First Name Phone Email Room  
Forbes Lisa 203.977.4495 418 Dept Chair
Begetis Kathryn 603  
Berkley Sheryl 407  
Cerone Richard 403  
Coyle Kristine 411  
Devine Dan    
English Kaylin 410  
Hoffman Aaron 418  
Kubick Tyson 408  
Loesch Alyce 417  
Mazza Raymond  423  
Miraballes Maria 433  
Mitchell Avalyn 607  
Page Todd 600  
Petrone Joseph 420  
Stone Scott 604  
Taylor Erin 419  
Tintle Laura 405  
White Patrick 415  
Sandoval Owen 415 Bi-Lingual


Social Studies teachers are at the forefront of teaching citizenship.  Today, citizenship has extended into the digital world.  “Students need to be educated on how to be good citizens of their country and what their rights and responsibilities are as members of society. The same issues need to be addressed with regard to the emerging digital society, so that students can learn how to be responsible and productive members of that society.” -Mike Ribble, Digital Citizenship in Schools, 2007

AP US History

Task: The following terms are main concepts that will arise throughout the year. For each of the following terms you must provide a definition (content), the background/overview (contextualization), a comparison (synthesis), and an analysis (point of view). An example has been modeled for you.



AP World Assignment

You are required to complete all parts of this assignment for full credit This packet will be weighted as a Test Grade and count towards your 1st Quarter Average.  The Summer Assignment is broken up into two different parts: Part One – Basic Understanding and Part Two – World Maps