Director of District Wide Services for Instruction and Assessment
606-573-8700, option 6
The Director of District Wide Services of Instruction and Assessment is responsible for coordinating school and district efforts to assure that all our students have access to a rich, challenging curriculum delivered through appropriately differentiated instruction employing a variety of research-based strategies. Programs handled by this office include:
Curriculum and Instruction to provide general oversight of the instructional program including design and implementation of the curriculum, use of research-based teaching strategies, differentiation to meet individual student needs, and selection of appropriate instructional resources.
Assessment to determine how our students and school are performing. This includes coordination of the state testing program throughout the district; analysis and interpretation of results, and support for teachers in designing effective formative and summative classroom assessments.
Professional development to support teachers in implementing Unbridled Learning and improving their professional practice. This includes implementation of the Professional Growth and Effectiveness System and serving as the district contact for the Certified Evaluation Plan.
Gifted Education to provide special services to high potential learners in the primary program and gifted students in Grades 4-12.
Federal Grants Coordinator which includes Titles I, II, VI and V. Click here to access Title I Parent Involvement Policies. Comprehensive Improvement Planning occurs to focus available resources offered by the title programs to increase student learning and reduce achievement gaps.
Administration Code for State Assessment
Harlan Independent Certified Evaluation Plan
The CEP includes the evaluation process for all certified employees.
KEY KENTUCKY EDUCATION LINKS
KENTUCKY DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
This is where to start to learn about curriculum, assessment, and school accountability in Kentucky.
KENTUCKY ACADEMIC STANDARDS LINKS
KENTUCKY ACADEMIC STANDARDS
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