Curriculum Review Process

  • Year One: Needs Assessment, Research and Investigation

    • Curriculum and Instruction Board Advisory Committee provides input
    • Collect relevant data
      • Review current curriculum
      • Research state and national standards
      • Research current trends
      • Perform site visits
      • Conduct survey
    • Compile findings
      • Identify strengths and weaknesses
      • Prioritize growth opportunities
    • Identify members of curriculum writing team

    Year Two: Curriculum Writing

    • June-October
      • Develop K-12 core beliefs and essential outcomes
      • Articulate K-12 scope and sequence supported by state and national standards
      • Identify priority standards at each grade level
    • October-July
      • Write curriculum in Google template
        • Half-day release time
        • Summer dates

    Year Three: Resource Curation and Assessment Development

    • August-October
      • Review and edit curriculum
      • Extend writing for electives as needed
      • Solicit Board of Education approval
      • Share revisions with Curriculum and Instruction Board Advisory Committee
    • November-January
      • Determine resource needs and contact publishers for sample materials as necessary
      • Select potential pilots to investigate resrouces
      • Develop aligned assessments and support with grading practices
    • February-June
      • Provide time for teachers to review and prioritize resource requests
      • Share pilot results as applicable
      • Finalize purchase or adoption of resources
      • Provide professional learning opportunities for adopted resources

    Year Four: Implementation, Pacing and Planning

    • Distribute resources to teachers
    • Provide release time or summer dates for pacing and planning

    Ongoing: Update pacing plans