Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction serves to support quality teaching and learning for all students and staff in the school district. The primary responsibilities of this department include:

  • Developing aligned, rigorous, and relevant curriculum and assessment for all grade levels and courses
  • Supporting the campus leadership and staff in the implementation of the written, taught, and assessed curriculum
  • Providing and supporting high quality staff development for all campuses in the district that is research-based and is designed based on identified instructional needs
  • Overseeing the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of all federal, state, and local programs/initiatives


What is the C & I vision for our students, staff, and school community?

  • Continuous Improvement Learning Community
  • Quality Instruction for All Students
  • Individualized Attention for Students and Staff
  • Collaborative District-wide Team
  • Welcoming and Caring Environment

At the end of the day, ensuring academic success for all students comes down to:

  • no excuses
  • quality teaching and learning
  • belief that all students can learn
  • meaningful, high quality staff development
  • all adults in the system focused on the needs of students
Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction
Jane Pollard
jpollard@bisdtx.org