Division of Curriculum and Instruction

Elementary Academic Expectations
(Parent Summaries)

PreKindergarten * Kindergarten * Grade 1
Grade 2 * Grade 3 * Grade 4 * Grade 5

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Dr. Mary Boswell-McComas
Interim Chief Academic Officer
6901 Charles Street
Greenwood Administration
Towson, Maryland 21204
443-809-2809
Fax: 410-887-8040

The Division of Curriculum and Instruction provides vision, leadership, and expertise in the development of curricular and instructional initiatives in order to ensure a world class education for every student. The written, taught, and assessed curricula is aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and is guided by a systemic teaching and learning framework that embeds a research-based set of components to instruction; incorporates Interstate Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium (InTASC) standards; is grounded in a constructivist view of teaching and learning; and is accessible to all students. The pedagogy inherent in the teaching and learning framework provides the foundation for the teacher effectiveness and evaluation processes.

Goals

  • To develop a systemic vision for teaching and learning that results in a world class instructional delivery program. 
  • To provide curricular and instructional leadership to schools that directs rigorous program planning and implementation. 
  • To share content, process, and product expertise that models research-based methodology and core teaching standards.

For "staff only" materials please visit our Intranet site

Denise A. Frock
Fiscal Analyst III
443-809-9435
Dr. Melissa Lembo Whisted
Executive Director
Dept. of Academic Services
443-809-4196
Ryan Imbriale
Executive Director
Dept. of Digital Learning
443-809-3033
Gepsie Cox
Executive Administrative Assistant
443-809-2809
Megan P. Shay
Interim Executive Director
Dept. of Academics
443-809-4671
Dr. Renard M. Adams
Interim Senior Executive Director
Curriculum Operations
443-809-3238
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