Curriculum and Instruction

We believe our highest priority is learning and achievement. We have the responsibility, in our community, to prepare students to become happy, healthy, compassionate, and productive adults. We will accomplish this through 21st Century Learning, Data-Driven Decision-Making, and Continuous Growth and Improvement.

21st Century Learning

  • Design rigorous and relevant learning opportunities for all stakeholders

  • Build student's skills with regard to critical thinking, communication, collaboration, creativity, character, and citizenship

  • Promote teachers as guides and partners in learning

  • Promote parents as partners in the learning process

Data-Driven Decision-Making

  • Define the curriculum outcomes that constitute what is guaranteed and consistent throughout the District

  • Create and establish challenging goals and effective feedback through the use of formative and summative data

Continuous Growth and Improvement

  • Support the District Altitude Framework and Professional Learning Community model that includes personalized learning opportunities and use of collaboration tools


  • Learning and Achievement: High Yield Instructional Practices, Standards driven curriculum alignment and revision, Data usage to inform instruction, Purposeful technology integration, and Multiple pathways to graduation

  • Collaborative Engagement: Effective relationships, Continuous and Dynamic Communication, Partners in Learning, and Capacity building

  • Long-Range Planning: Meaningful professional learning, Effective, efficient processes and systems, Forward thinking decision-making, and Frequent and focused feedback

For More Information

Campbell, Maurie
Learning Services
Data Analyst
District Administration

Email Maurie Campbell
(719) 785-4206

Whetstine, Amber
Assistant Superintendent
District Administration

Email Amber Whetstine
(719) 785-4207