Taryn Frye, (614) 797-5888
Under the direction of the Department of Academic Affairs, the Office of Curriculum & Instruction Services oversees the district’s curriculum and instruction, linking teachers and other instructional staff with the resources and support they need to help students achieve in a standards-based system.
It is responsible for aligning curriculum, instruction and assessments to the Ohio Academic Content Standards; developing, selecting and supporting standards-based curriculum across the district; implementing effective instruction and assessment strategies to meet students' differentiated learning styles and needs; and providing staff professional development that demonstrates a commitment to educational excellence, ensuring students are prepared to contribute to the competitive and changing world in which we live.
Coordinators & Coaches
Stephanie Donofe: K - 12 Instructional Technology, Library Media
Dr. Jan Fedorenko: K - 12 Curriculum Coordinator
: Elementary English Language Arts & Social Studies
Dr. Jill Smith
: 4 - 12 English Language Arts & Social Studies
Educational Technology Coaches
The primary role of the educational technology coaches is to support teachers in building their capacity to integrate technology into lessons as required by Ohio's new learning standards.
- Cherrington ES, Hawthorne ES, Huber Ridge ES, McVay ES, Wilder ES; Heritage MS
- Alcott ES, Fouse ES, Robert Frost ES; Genoa MS, Blendon MS; North HS (Power User Team Only)
- Annehurst ES, Emerson Magnet ES, Hanby Magnet ES, Mark Twain ES, Pointview ES, Whittier ES; Walnut Springs MS
Curriculum & Instruction also oversees the following areas:
The library media specialist has many roles and responsibilities including teacher, instructional partner, information specialist, and program administrator.
Amy Hamrick - Central HS
Debbie King - South HS
Zachary Wilkerson - North HS
Kris Konik - Heritage MS
Deanna McDaniel - Genoa MS
Jean Trimble - Walnut Springs MS
Karen Yingling - Blendon MS
Sara Benge - Alcott, Annehurst & Hanby ES
Lori Boyd - Emerson, Hawthorne & Wilder ES
Judith Gawelek - Cherrington, Huber Ridge & Whittier ES
Beth Meta - Fouse & Mark Twain ES
Bethany Solich - Robert Frost, McVay & Pointview ES