The mission of the Curriculum and Instruction Department is to provide innovative system-wide leadership, guidance and support for a unified approach in developing and implementing rigorous, relevant curriculum, creating instructional resources & materials, managing instructional programs, initiatives, and projects, facilitating literacy, communicating and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders, and developing professional learning that honors teachers and provides content expertise to the District.
- The Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) Department provides district leadership for a unified approach to the development and implementation of rigorous, relevant curriculum, programs, assessments, and instructional resources that prepare all students to learn to their highest potential.
- Major functions include curriculum and instructional support to schools and leadership in curriculum planning and development for teachers, parents, and students. The Department supports principals and other school-based and central services staff by providing relevant information and resources to assist in curriculum development and implementation.
- The department includes Content Coordinators and specialists for curriculum areas such as English language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, and instructional materials support. In addition, the department coordinates curriculum with Special Education, Gifted and Talented, Bilingual/ESL, and Career & Technical Education (CTE) Departments.