Instructional Services

Department Overview:

The focus of the Instructional Services Department is to ensure that teachers and principals have the research-based instructional strategies, professional development, support and resources they need in order to provide an instructional program of the highest quality for all students evolve download.

We provide leadership, support, and supervision of the kindergarten through sixth grade curriculum, including: District-adopted curriculum, English learner student programs, Gifted Education Services (GES), instructional improvement programs, and assessment and accountability systems 다운로드.

Instructional practices are outlined in the GUSD Strategic Plan,  Revisión del Plan EstratégicoLEA Plan with Title III Update, Titulo anual III Formato de la Actualización del Plan Local, and the Title III Improvement Plan for English Learners 다운로드.


Department Staff and Contact Information:

  • Dr 다운로드. Mary Kahn
    Assistant Superintendent, Instructional Services
    (805) 681-1200 x2203 /
  • Kim Bruzzese
    Director of Instructional Services
    (805) 681-1200 x2224 /
  • Ryan Sparre
    Coordinator of @Afterschool Program
    (805) 681-1200 x2226 /
  • Brigitte Haley
    TOSA/Differentiation Specialist (GES/ formerly GATE)
    (805) 681-1200 x2243 /
  • Kandie White TOSA/Science
    (805) 681-1200 x2243 /
  • Maija Miller
    Administrative Secretary
    (805) 681-1200 x2203 /
  • Lupe Herrera
    Senior Secretary
    (805) 681-1200 x2221/
  • Kimberly Corral
    @Afterschool Secretary
    (805) 681-1200 x2211 /
  • Kryssee Roberts
    Data Systems Assistant
    (805) 681-1200 x2262/
  • Sylvia Sifuentes
    District Translator
    (805) 681-1200 x2222/
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The CA Dashboard

The Dashboard is a new website that shows how local educational agencies and schools are performing on the indicators included in California’s new school accountability system 메가 무제한. The Dashboard provides information that schools can use to improve.

The Dashboard was created to give parents and the public a better idea of what is happening in our schools and districts and to identify schools and districts that need extra help 다운로드. The Dashboard is a component of the Local Control Funding Formula law passed in 2013 that significantly changed how California provides funding to public schools and holds local educational agencies accountable for student performance ffmpeg 동영상.

The Local Control Funding Formula law required that the State Board of Education adopt a new accountability tool that reflects performance in different priority areas identified in the law 다운로드. The Dashboard is how performance data on the state and local indicators that the State Board of Education included in this new accountability tool is shown publicly 다운로드.


Information on Common Core Standards for Education:


Informational Documents About GUSD Instruction, Achievement, and Planning:

*NOTE: Categorical Programs are supported with restricted supplemental state and federal funds that have been reduced, eliminated, or have become unrestricted. The district now supports several of these programs with general fund resources. As a result some requirements for reporting or specific program elements are no longer required.