The Department of Instruction

The Department of Instruction is responsible for the collective operation of Assessment and Accountability, Instructional Interventions, Instructional Quality and Instructional Support.  

  • Assessment and Accountability:  Responsible for the analyzing and reporting of data from surveys and assessments, coordinating data-driven school improvement and classroom instruction, coordinating program evaluations and research projects for the district, administrating the district's student assessment program, and District policy.
  • Instructional Interventions:  Responsible for supporting a system of academic and behavioral interventions for all students.  This includes on-going improvement of instruction towards student success.
  • Instructional Quality:  Responsibility of teacher quality is to support, challenge and guide Instructional Support Coaches, administrators and teachers in their work to improve student learning through the highest quality instruction for each and every student.
  • Instructional Support/Curriculum and Programs: Responsibilities include coordination of all K-12 curriculum in District 303.  They also include management of the English Language Learner (ELL) program, the Academically Talented (AT) program, and the management of all grants.   

Annette Sheehan, Administrative Assistant
David Chiszar, Executive Director for Assessment and Accountability
Patti Palagi, Director for Instructional Interventions
Kelley Gallt, Assistant Superintendent/Chief Academic Officer