Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Teach, Learn, Grow
Gina Kevern, Director    [email protected]
The Willoughby-Eastlake School District’s Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment department provides leadership in the development and implementation of the district’s educational programming for grades preschool through twelve. Ohio's New Learning Standards serve as the foundation for the curriculum. The careful selection of research-based materials, instructional practices and teaching strategies are essential to our success.

Our priorities include:
  • A district-wide focus on student achievement
  • An emphasis on high quality instruction
  • High quality professional development
  • District-wide use of data for informed decision-making
  • Development of instructional leadership at the school and district levels

Department responsibilities include:

  • Development of and management of the preschool - grade 12 curriculum
  • Selection and purchasing of textbooks and educational materials
  • Professional development
  • Grant management
  • Federal program coordination
  • Testing and assessments
  • Student achievement and progress
  • Instructional technology
  • Gifted education
  • English as a Second Language instructional support
  • Supporting parental and community involvement
  • Library media services
  • Tutoring and summer school services
  • District communications

Our district is committed to success for all of our students and we will continue to make improvements in our instructional programming to have measurable impacts on the quality of educational services we provide.

Department Staff
Alison  Ciferno
Gifted Coordinator
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Deanna Elsing
BTS/ Success Academy Coordinator
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Debby Patrick
Executive Office Assistant
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Jen Chauby
Coordinator of Secondary Instruction
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Rachel Aho
Coordinator of Elementary Instruction
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Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools 37047 Ridge Road Willoughby, Ohio 44094  |  Phone: (440) 946-5000 Fax: (440) 946-4671

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