The Department of Curriculum and Instruction oversees district curriculum, instruction, and assessment as well as elementary and secondary programming. The department fosters a commitment to educational excellence; ensuring students are prepared to contribute to the competitive and changing world. It is the mission of the department to support high levels of student achievement by supporting the development of a great teacher in every classroom alongside a great administrative team so all educational leaders are equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to support learning.
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is engaged in the continued discussion of the following questions as part of the professional collaboration and work to increase student achievement.
- What is it we want all students to learn?
- How will we know when each student has mastered the essential learning?
- How will we respond when a student experiences initial difficulty learning?
- How will we deepen the learning for students who have already mastered essential knowledge?