Board Policies – Section I – Instructional Program
All certified staff shall cooperatively develop an integrated, comprehensive, performance-oriented preK-12 instructional program, which will be composed of the specific courses and programs offered that allow students to meet the goals and objectives set forth in the educational program. The instructional program is to include district instructional goals and learning objectives and be based on valid educational research and current State Board of Education curriculum and standards and requirements. After board of education approval, district instructional goals and learning objectives shall be used by the staff as the basis for developing and implementing specific curricula. The superintendent may develop a schedule for periodic curriculum reviews.
Additions, deletions, or alterations to the Instructional Program shall be approved by the board.
Outside resources and district personnel may be used in curriculum development.
The board encourages the superintendent to secure federal, state and private grants, or other alternative funding sources for use in curriculum development. The certified staff is encouraged to use available commercial, public domain and community resources to assist in developing the instructional program and extending it beyond the traditional classroom setting.
Evaluation (See IJ)
Approved: August 13, 2014