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School District of Janesville

Departments * Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Student achievement in all areas is the heart of our district. The Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (CIA) is responsible for all student achievement and growth. The CIA Department provides services for curriculum development, implementation, and assessment in all academic areas.

  1. Use research to establish the urgent need to promote higher academic expectations and positive relationships. 
  2. Develop, implement, and monitor standards-aligned curriculum and assessments. 
  3. Integrate literacy, math, and technology across all disciplines.
  4. Facilitate data-driven decision-making to inform instruction. 
  5. Provide opportunities for professional learning, collaboration, and growth focused on high-quality instruction and increased student learning. 
  6. Engage family and community in the learning process. 

For Academic Standards adopted by the School District of Janesville, please visit our Academic Standards page.

CIA Organizational Chart

(Flowchart of Coordinators, Curriculum Specialist, Secretaries, & Clerks)


 

CIA Team


Department Director:
Curriculum, Instruction, & Assessment
TAGOS Principal

Mrs. Allison DeGraaf, Director
Teaching and Innovation
608-743-5131
adegraaf@janesville.k12.wi.us





 

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 Patricia Hernandez
College & Career Readiness Coordinator
608-743-5059
phernandez@janesville.k12.wi.us


 Coordinator:
Post-secondary opportunities 
Local business connections 
Field experiences
Speakers
Job Shadowing



 
   

Coordinator:

K-8 Math

Elementary Science

Gifted Education

Assessment 

Amy Sheridan

Curriculum Coordinator
 
608-743-5035
asheridan@janesville.k12.wi.us
Resources:
Talented and Gifted Education 
 

Program Support:
Instructional Technology
Digital Learning
Library Media Program
Textbooks

 Shelley Gard
21st Century Learning Program Support Teacher
608-743-5506
sgard@janesville.k12.wi.us

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Coordinator:
ELL Programs & Services
World Language
K-8 English Language Arts
Title I
Julie DeCook,
Title Programs Coordinator
608-743-5054
jdecook@janesville.k12.wi.us
Resources:
ELL Program
Spanish Translation
Title I Information



Coordinator:
Preschool 4 Janesville (P4J) - 20 Sites
Family Resource Centers - 10 schools
Culturally Responsive Practices

Angela Lynch

Preschool 4 Janesville (P4J) Coordinator

608-743-5129
alynch@janesville.k12.wi.us




Resources:
Janesville P4J 

Coordinator:
Secondary Curriculum
CT&E
STEM
Youth Options
Course Options
 Dr. Kolleen Onsrud
Secondary Curriculum Coordinator
608-743-5037
konsrud@janesville.k12.wi.us
 
 
 Coordinator and Program Support:
Elementary Social Studies Coordinator
Summer School Director
Title I Support
K-5 ELA Curriculum Support
STEM Curriculum Support
Paul Stengel
Program Support Teacher 
608-743-5036
pstengel@janesville.k12.wi.us
 Resources:
Summer School
Title 1