Curriculum & Instruction

Working with educators to provide direct support and custom professional development

The Curriculum and Instruction department provides expertise and leadership for programs and services supporting the success of all students, educators, and learning communities in Santa Cruz County. We work to promote learning opportunities for all students in a manner that reflects the best current knowledge of teaching and learning. Our department provides leadership in supporting the work of local school districts by offering direct assistance and professional learning experiences for teachers and administrators.

2014 Administrator’s Kick-Off PowerPoint Presentations

2013 Administrator’s Kick-Off PowerPoint Presentations

Common Core State Standards Resources
Outstanding Educator Recognition Program 2014

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