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Student Learning

Meet our staff:

Cindy Cooprider Executive Director of Student Learning coopriderc@usd308.com 615-4051
Mary Smith Executive Director of Special Education smithmk@usd308.com 615-5502
Jessica Engelland Assistant Director of Special Education engellandj@usd308.com 615-5503
​Theresa Brown ​Coordinator of Curriculum & Instruction brownt@usd308.com ​615-4082
​Valerie Armstrong ​Curriculum and Instruction Secretary armstrongv@usd308.com ​615-4028
  Instructional Specialist/Special Education   615-5511
  Instructional Specialist/Secondary    
Shirley Yoder CTE Curriculum & Instruction Specialist yoders@usd308.com 615-4124

 

Curriculum:

USD 308's curriculum is aligned to meet state and national standards. The current curriculum system provides for both comprehensive and yearly reviews of curriculum. There is a Curriculum Council that oversees curriculum development through the content area task force and the development of Essentials in the five core content areas which include: reading, math, science, social studies, and writing. Curriculum Essentials are reviewed at least once a year. Curriculum mapping is being implemented at the secondary level and progressing at the elementary level. Curriculum Essentials are reviewed at least once a year. Curriculum mapping is being implemented at the secondary level and progressing at the elementary level.

Instruction:

Instruction is based on best and researched practices and follows an instructional process.

Identified best practices initiated across the district include: Ruby Payne, Cooperative Learning, and Integrated Technology.