Welcome! The work of the Curriculum Department centers around District Strategic Goal #1: To continually improve student growth and achievement.
The key functions of this department are to ensure support for 21st century teaching and learning. Recognizing that “all children can learn, they learn at different rates and different ways” as per the District’s core value.
· Curriculum development
· Curriculum alignment
· Instructional support and professional development for the teaching staff
· Assessment coordination and development
· Monitoring student progress
· Aligning with Student Services
The District’s courses are available for the parents, students, and community members to view. Stakeholders can browse the District’s elementary, middle, and high school courses by clicking on “District Curriculum.”
This link will open to the District’s Atlas Curriculum Mapping site with a message and directions on how to “browse” the courses. This site captures the District’s curriculum allowing teachers to enter their units for their various courses. It describes what the District expects all students to “know and be able to do” within each course.
District Performance Profile
The online Illinois Interactive Report Card for Dunlap CUSD #323 can be found here. It contains a variety of information including district demographics, academic profile, staffing, and per pupil spending. Listed below are academic highlights from the District Report Card.
Heather Bowman, Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Katie Jennings, Curriculum Specialist
Assessment Reporting for 2016-2017
Links to Important Sites
Illinois Interactive Report Card
Illinois State Board of Education