Curriculum and Instruction

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    Columbia Public School Curriculum and Instruction team will develop a culturally inclusive, rigorous, and relevant curriculum and programming to support the development of a portrait of a graduate.

    The purpose of the Curriculum and Instruction Department in Columbia Public Schools is to build capacity to improve student performance as defined by district goals.  

    Building capacity through:

    • Equity of access to the curriculum
    • Commitment to consistent district – wide learner expectations
    • Clarity of expectations for Instruction
    • Empowerment of teachers to differentiate instruction
    • Integration between content areas as appropriate
    • Dissemination of research-based instructional strategies
    • District-wide assessments that inform instruction and curriculum
    • Professional development

    To learn more about the district’s curriculum offerings and other educational programs, please visit the links listed to the right.