Academic Affairs

Linda Cannon, Executive Assistant
(614) 797-5751
Fax:  (614) 797-5701

EVERY STUDENT ACHIEVES ACADEMIC SUCCESS - IT IS OUR #1 PRIORITY!

We recognize that children learn and master knowledge and skills at different rates as they progress through school. Through a partnership with the teacher and staff, the parent, and the student, it is our goal to help every child learn the knowledge and skills essential for college and career readiness.

The district his department is responsible for the administration of all academic offices and programs; ensuring student success through the quality and effectiveness of the curriculum, the support and professional development of teachers, innovative curricular initiatives, and encouragement of 21st Century learning through classroom technology. 

This department oversees the following offices:

Office of Elementary Academic Affairs 
Responsible for supervision of the elementary school programs including the Magnet Program; identifying and implementing instructional strategies; and supervising the elementary school administrators.
 
Office of Assessment & Alternative Education Services
Responsible for all district-wide data, assessments and testing protocol as well as reporting state/district/building report card data. Additionally, this office supports the Academic Affairs Team by providing an analysis of the student achievement data which is used to develop and maintain the best possible educational program for all students in the Westerville City Schools. Located in the Academic Enrichment Center at 336 S. Otterbein Avenue, the office also directs Alternative Education Initiatives which include: the Educational Options for Success (EOS) Program, Credit Flexibility, Post Secondary Options (PSEO and Dual Enrollment) as well as Summer Learning Opportunities.
 
Office of Curriculum & Instruction Services
responsible for course of study development and textbook adoptions in all curricular areas (English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Visual & Performing Arts, Business, Health, and Physical Education), instructional strategies and teacher professional development to improve student achievement, and linking teachers and other instructional staff with the resources and support they need to help students achieve in a standards-based system.  
 
Office of Secondary Academic Affairs 
Responsible for supervision of the middle and high school programs including Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate; identifying and implementing instructional strategies;  and supervising the middle and high school administrators.  Additionally, this office oversees the Athletics departments.  At our middle and high schools these offices serve as an extension of the school curriculum where participants develop many skills and qualities essential for future success. The quest for excellence through competition, teamwork, leadership, victory, handling defeat and discipline are strong foundations that the Westerville City School District hopes each person will carry with them in developing a successful life.
 
Office of Pupil Services
is a consolidation of programs and services that support students and families. The personnel in this office research, evaluate, and implement the best academic, emotional, and social course of action for each student. Through their advocacy, data collection and analysis, and delivery of programs and services, this office provides the best possible educational experience and ensures the well-being of every student. The following programs are a part of this office: English as a Second Language (ESL)Gifted EducationMental Health Services, Special Needs Preschool, Special Education 
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