Curriculum & Instruction

 
teacher working with student
 

The C & I team is dedicated to ensuring quality teaching and learning through a coordinated and aligned curriculum and assessment support. We strive to provide purposeful, embedded professional development, insurance of quality classroom instruction for all students and proven instructional strategies, including the seamless integration of technology tools in ways that impact engagement and learning for all students.

 

The team has identified the following guiding principles to help ensure success across the district:

  • A focus on student achievement and the quality of instruction
  • Adoption of and commitment to district-wide performance standards 
  • Development and adoption of district-wide curricula and approaches to instruction 
  • Alignment of curriculum, teaching and learning materials, and assessment to relevant standards 
  • Multi measure accountability systems and system-wide use of data to inform practice, keep the focus on results, and monitor progress
  • Investment in instructional leadership development 
  • A focus on district-wide, job-embedded professional development and support for teachers 
  • A district-wide emphasis on teamwork and professional community   

Dr. Susan Holt

Executive Director of Curriculum & Instruction | Planning & Development

email Dr. Holt

 

Ginger Robinson

Director of Instructional Support & Counseling Services | Section 504 Coordinator

email Ginger Robinson

 

Dawn Hilburn

Director of Assessment & Accountability

email Dawn Hilburn

 

Mark Bosher

Director of Grants Management

email Mark Bosher

 

Jamilla Thomas

Director of Advanced Academics

email Jamilla Thomas

 

Lynda Solis

Director of Bilingual & ESL Programs | Bilingual Spelling Bee Coordinator

email Lynda Solis

 

Ginger Aleman

Bilingual Coordinator

email Ginger Aleman

 

Caroline Carlson

ESL Specialist

email Caroline Carlson

 

Desirae Zarate

Bilingual Coordinator

email Desirae Zarate

 

Letty Bernal

Coordinator of State & Federal Programs

email Letty Bernal

 

Jill Chapman

Coordinator of Advanced Academics

email Jill Chapman

 

Anna Marie Warren

Secondary Advanced Academics Specialist

email Anna Marie Warren

 

Joy Cook

Advanced Academics Specialist

email Joy Cook

 

Angela Morgan

Advanced Academic Specialist

email Angela Morgan

 

Melissa Abadie

Elementary Science & STEM Coordinator | District Science Fair | STEM Expo

email Melissa Abadie

 

Dana James

Elementary Social Studies | Data Specialist | Destination Imagination

email Dana James

  

Stacee Johnson

Elementary Mathematics Coordinator

email Stacee Johnson

 

Alison Frary

Secondary Mathematics Coordinator

email Alison Frary

 

Andrea Kline

Secondary Social Studies Coordinator | Geography Bee Coordinator

email Andrea Kline

 

Theresa Smithey

Secondary Science Coordinator | District Science Fair Coordinator

email Theresa Smithey

 

Glenda Anderson

Secondary English Language Arts & Reading Coordinator

email Glenda Anderson

 

Ashley Cieri

Digital Learning Coordinator

email Ashley Cieri

 

Debbie Needham

Instructional Technology Coordinator

email Debbie Needham

 

Paislee Echols

Department Secretary

email Paislee Echols

 

Lisa Pearrow

Department Receptionist

email Lisa Pearrow

 

Griselda Bursiaga

Secretary to Director of Bilingual & ESL Programs 

email Griselda Bursiaga

 

Connie Huerta

Data | Translator

email Connie Huerta

If our department can be of service to provide information regarding teaching and learning in Waxahachie ISD, please contact our team.  We are here to serve! 

 

Curriculum & Instruction Department

(972) 923-4727 • 51 Northgate Drive • Waxahachie, TX 75165