• The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Technology

    Dr. Julie DeRoche

     Manchester-Essex Regional School District

    The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Technology is responsible for envisioning, planning, and directing the implementation of a broad range of areas, including: curriculum and instruction, assessment, strategic planning, professional learning, and the integration of technology and innovative educational initiatives.

    The responsibilities of this work includes:

    • Revising and aligning district curriculum to new and existing Massachusetts framework expectations
    • Coordinating the implementation of research-based curriculum and instructional practices
    • Organizing and delivering professional learning for teachers and support staff
    • Creating new program models to support the needs of all learners
    • Providing leadership roles to district and state committees
    • Managing and implementing federal entitlement and state grants: Title I Reading and Title IIA Teacher Quality
    • Supporting the implementation of new state initiatives: educator evaluation system, educator licensure, district determined measures, framework and curriculum implementations, state assessments, and 21st century learning expectations

    The following Curriculum and Instruction goals align with district and school strategic planning:

    • Vertically Aligned Standards-Based Curriculum
    • Common, Formative, and Summative Assessments
    • Curriculum & Technology Integration
    • Research-Based Instructional Practice
    • Differentiated Instruction
    • Reaching all Learners
    • Professional Learning Communities
    • Tiered Instruction and Intervention
    • Understanding by Design
    • Equity and Equality for all Students

     

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