Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

The Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Department oversees and ensures Wayne-Westland Community Schools challenges students with an extensive curriculum aligned to the Michigan Department of Education's Curriculum Standards and Benchmarks.

Departments Include:
 

 

 

Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Department Directory

Name
Position
Phone
Jennifer Curry
Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Instruction & Assessment
Kate Brohl
Executive Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction
Dr. Tera Shamey
Director of Curriculum Instruction & Assessment
Joe Orban
Director of Assessment & Data
Beverly Edmonds
Administrative Assistant
Rebecca Weimer
Pupil Accounting Specialist
Amy Gridley
Secretary
Connie Powers
Secretary
Michele Arble
Data Technician

 

 


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Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

The Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment oversees the implementation of the PreK-12 grade curriculum and assessments, special education services, and pupil accounting services. 

Executive Director of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction

The elementary Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction is assigned the responsibilities for leadership in the curriculum, and the alignment of district curriculum within the district to the state and national standards.  In addition, she provides leadership in instructional delivery and staff development.

Director of Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

The Director of Curriculum and Instruction oversees the professional learning management system and processes, leads the district and school sites through the comprehensive needs assessment process, and the development, monitoring, and revision of district and school improvement plans. 

Director of Assessment & Data

 

Administrative Assistant

Supports the Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment with secretarial services and coordinates the flow of communications to and from the Curriculum Department.

Pupil Accounting Specialist

Responsible for the submission of the reports needed to satisfy the state reporting requirements as well as the review and submission of Pupil Accounting documentation as identified by the Michigan Depart of Education.

Secretary

Supports the administration of the Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment department.

Data Technician

 

 


 

Special Education

The Special Education Department provides each person with an exceptional and individualized educational program that is designed to meet the student’s unique needs as a learner in accordance with Individuals with Disabilities Act, Section 504, and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Special Education Department Directory

Name
Position
Phone
Charles Hallman
Senior Executive Director of Special Education
Mona Mallad
Supervisor of Special Education
Heather Martinez-Varieur
Supervisor of Special Education
Deb Parkinson
Supervisor of Special Education
Barb Boyington
Secretary
Stephanie Morris
Secretary
Jessica Saylors
Secretary
Khawla Taamneh
Secretary

 


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Senior Executive Director of Special Education

The Senior Executive Director of Special Education is responsible for overseeing the entire department including accommodations and modifications to curriculum, support to help students succeed, staffing and development, budgeting, as well as ensuring that all programs are compliant and reflect best educational practices.

Supervisor of Special Education

Supervisors of Special Education are the direct liaison between schools and the central office.  Each Special Education Supervisor is responsible for a division of the department and works with the Senior Executive Director to ensure staff has the needed information, materials and professional development to promote student success.

Coordinator of Special Education Preschool Programs

The Coordinator of Special Education Preschool Programs oversees the programs designed for learners with special needs prior to attending Kindergarten.  The coordinator of these unique programs works closely with the Senior Executive Director to ensure that instructors for our youngest learners have everything needed to build an excellent learning foundation.

Special Education Secretary

Special Education Secretaries assist the director, supervisors and coordinators by ensuring that all clerical tasks are organized and completed in a timely fashion.  Secretaries are often the contact person between stakeholders and the administrators.