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Curriculum & Instruction

Purpose

The Curriculum and Instruction department is committed to improved learning and academic achievement for all students within the district.  To that end the C&I dept is focused on the district’s LCAP goals and strategies.

C&I BUSD LCAP Goals

C&I BUSD 2017-18 LCAP Goals
Goal 1: Standards, Benchmarks and Frameworks: Align instruction and Student Learning to Common Core State Standards (CCSS), English Language Development (ELD) Standards, and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) Goal 2: Intervention:  Identification and implementation of a consistent, research based program structure and service model to meet the needs of all students Goal 3: Technology: All students will utilize technology in order to meet the demands of the Common Core and prepare for college and career readiness
  • Provide professional development on curriculum, instructional planning, and strategies aligned to implementing adopted State Standards

  • Continue to implement:

    • ELD plans

    • NGSS plans

    • A comprehensive and balanced assessment system

    • Instructional techniques and strategies aligned to the frameworks (Close Reading, Literacy Practices, etc.)

    • Evidence based lesson planning

  • Continue staffing support to ensure consistent implementation of State Standards

  • Provide parent education and support around the standards, curriculum, and instruction

  • Utilize Professional Learning Communities to support teaching and learning

  • Continue staffing (coaching), resources, PD, and leadership to develop and support the consistent implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI) and Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) in the least restrictive environment

  • Use disaggregated data to analyze results of subgroups to meet the needs of targeted students and student groups

  • Implement Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) program based on GATE review recommendations

  • Support students with reading challenges by providing structured, multisensory, phonics based reading intervention curricula and professional development  

  • Continue professional development on:

  • Integration of technology in the content areas
  • The technology scope and sequence

  • Identified staff technology needs

  • Refine and implement technology scope and sequence crosswalk to meet state standards and 21st century learning demands

  • Provide staffing support to ensure maintenance of technology and instructional leadership as a result of increase in technology district-wide.

  • Implement aligned and articulated Computer Science instruction

  • Continue to explore technological options for increasing accessibility to State Standard curriculum

 

Links

State Testing Dates

Test Grades Dates
PFT - Physical Fitness Test Grades 5 and 7 Feb. 1 - May 19, 2017

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CAST:  Grade 5 and 8 - Science

SBAC/CAA:  Grades 3 - 8 - ELA and Mathematics

April 27 - May 19, 2017

 

 

 

 

Contacts

 

Michael Bowen, Director of Curriculum and Instruction

  • 925-513-6300 ext 6330     mbowen@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Lisa Brizendine, TSA of Curriculum Technology

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2262      lbrizendine@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Julie Dooley, Coordinator of Elementary Programs

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2272     jdooley@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Tamara DeYoe, Coordinator of Middle School Programs and BTSA

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2260     tdeyoe@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Linda Hanson, Secretary of Curriculum and Instruction

  • 925-513-6300 ext 6330     lhanson@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Jennifer Whitney, Coordinator of Intervention

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2264     jwhitney@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Carmen Wood, Coordinator of the English Learner Programs

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2263     cwood@brentwood.k12.ca.us

Jessica Ranger, TSA of GATE Programs

  • 925-513-6300 ext 2281     jranger@brentwood.k12.ca.us