Felice A. Willis, Director of Curriculum and Instruction


Curriculum & Instruction: Resources

Curriculum & Instruction

  • The Department of Curriculum and Instruction is responsible for the PreK- 12 curriculum, classroom instruction, and professional development.

    Quality instruction is critical to improving the academic performance, achievement, and social well-being of the school district’s diverse student population. The Department of Curriculum and Instruction develops, implements, monitors, and supports all classroom instructional initiatives.

    Our priorities include: 

    • A district-wide focus on student achievement, especially in reading and math
    • An emphasis on high quality instruction
    • District-wide use of data for informed decision-making
    • High quality professional development

    Department responsibilities include:

    • Oversight at Pre-K - 12 instructional programming
    • Review and selection of textbook and supplemental resources
    • Professional Development for staff and administrators
    • Monitoring of continuous student achievement and progress
    • Integration of instructional technology
    • Development and oversight of extended day and school year services
    • Development of K-12 Graded Courses of Study (reviewed every 5 years)
    • Implementation of classroom instructional initiatives
    • Supervision of comprehension career and technical offerings, including industry credentialing pathways

    We focus on research and evidence-based practices in instruction, curriculum development, student assessment and professional development.