Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment addresses the Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) 2014 Standard 3 – Instruction and Standard 4 – Curriculum and Assessment.
These standards outline the responsibilities of the educational leader so that all students have access to a high quality education that prepares them for success in college, career, and democratic citizenry.
In this capacity, the educational leader guarantees a curriculum that is robust, meaningful, and reflects identified graduation requirements, enhances the capacity of teachers to design high quality, Tier I instruction for personalization that maximizes student learning, and ensures an assessment system that is criterion referenced and accurately measures student progress toward the achievement of clearly defined graduation proficiencies.
- Maintains a culture for high expectations and challenge of learning, and ensures the use of effective pedagogy to close learning gaps.
- Employs research-anchored and valid systems of performance management, and provides on-going, salient, informative, and actionable feedback to teachers and other professional staff.
- Ensures Personal (or Universal) Design for Learning including instruction that relevant and strengths based, anchored in cognitive science strategies (emotional trigger, clear learning targets, practice, and timely feedback),and uses effective pedagogy to close learning gaps.
- Ensures a rigorous academic program and maximizes opportunity to learn
- Maintains an assessment system congruent with the principles of personalized learning.