A review and evaluation process led the Curriculum & Instruction Division to make necessary modifications to its program activities. This was in an effort to address constant changes taking place within our school district.
Out of this process, the division had formulated a new vision and mission. In line with achieving this, progressive steps are being taken in meeting goals and objectives,strategies and action plans that support the district's vision to be an education community that prepares all students for life, promotes excellence and provides support.
The Guam Department of Education is committed to providing the support structures that will allow all students to succeed based on local guidelines, the District Action Plan and the No Child Left Behind Act.
Vision Statement of the Curriculum & Instruction Division
The Division of Curriculum and Instruction will be the educational catalyst that activates excellence for student achievement through curricular support and to empower educators to become diverse, high performing, life-long learners.
Mission Statement of the Curriculum & Instruction Division
The mission of the Division of Curriculum & Instruction is to cultivate an educational community of productive and well-informed administrators, teachers and students who are able to reach their full potential. The division is committed to meeting national standards for educational excellence through its continuous efforts to provide high-quality curricular support programs and activities through community alliances; international, national and local collaborations and regional partnerships.
Functions of the Curriculum & Instruction Division
Curriculum Development: Coordinates curriculum development throughout the district for all grade levels, content areas and special needs.
Program Development: Provides leadership and support in the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of programs that facilitate better student performance and achievement.
Staff Development: Provides programmatic assistance to increase teacher effectiveness and competency to achieve greater student outcomes. Also coordinates in-service workshops, seminars, and course offerings for the professional development of employees of the department.