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Professional Learning Calendars


Please click below for the OUSD professional learning calendars.

Available soon!

 

About Curriculum & Instruction

Welcome to Curriculum & Instruction

                                     Curriculum Standards

The California State Board osubject texts.jpgf Education sets curriculum standards and frameworks in the areas of English-language arts, mathematics, science, history/social science, and visual and performing arts. These standards guide curriculum planning at the school district level. These documents were developed by teachers, curriculum specialists, and administrators and faculty from colleges and universities. They identify what students learn at each grade level in major subject areas.
 
 
Content Standards- for detailed information about the knowledge, skills, and concepts students should acquire at each grade level, click on the following link:

Curriculum Frameworks- for guidance on how the California Content Standards can best be implemented, click on the following link: 

TK-5 Revised Progress Reports for the 2015-2016 School Year

Revised OUSD Standards-Based Student Progress Reports

During the 2014-15 school year, a task force of teachers from across the district collaborated to revise our report cards.  This work resulted in the development of standards-based progress reports for transitional kindergarten through grade five.  The 2015-16 school year will be the final year of implementation before formal approval by our Board of Education.

Revisions to the progress reports include the following:

  • The content areas for English Language Arts and Mathematics have been aligned with the state’s standards
  • The life skills section has been updated
  • The grading has been transitioned to a numeric rubric to create a fully aligned system from transitional kindergarten through grade five, and to more accurately communicate a student’s level of proficiency in each of the essential standards 

Click here to view a video that provides information about the revised progress reports.

 

Common Core State Standards

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Visit our District's Common Core page for more information regarding the Common Core state standards.  Learn what changes are occurring in the classroom and how you can  help your child adjust to the Common Core standards.  

Educator Resources

Teacher workgroups are being trained and are in the process of creating Common Core curriculum for the district.  We are in the process of creating a system to share the resources.  For now, click here to visit our Educator Resources page.

Parent Information

Please visit our Parent Informationfamily-clipart.png page.  It provides district resources along with outside resources to support your child's transition into Common Core.

Migrant Education

Migrant Ed Logo.JPGYour child may be eligible for educational and support services if your family meets the requirements of the Migrant Education Program.  Please review the following form to see if your family qualifies.

Migrant Education Qualification Form

OUSD Instructional Focus 

“All students will demonstrate their thinking, both verbally and in writing, to show understanding of their learning.”

Curriculum and Instruction Department

Reggie Thomkins

Deputy Superintendent

Annie Donner 

Executive Assistant supporting Reggie Thompkins

Tel: 760-966-4008

Vicki Gravlin

Senior Director of Academic Excellence and Innovation

Dora Jaramillo 

Administrative Secretary II supporting supporting Vicki Gravlin

Tel: 760-966-7828

 

Curriculum and Instruction Coordinators

Casey Doose

AVID

Tel: 760-901-8818

Eric Frandsen 

CTE & Mathematics

Tel:  760-966-7853

Kasia Obrzut

EL, LCAP, Title I

Tel:  760-966-7813

Ameret Reed

Preschool, Curriculum

Tel: 760-966-7895

Joshua Thibodeaux

Assessment & Data Analysis

Tel: 760-966-7808

 

Administrative Assistants

TBD

Tel:  760-966-7824

Sheila Goldsberry

Tel:  760-966-7850

Ariel Locke

Tel: 760-966-7854

 


 

Teachers on Special Assignment

Natalie Daniels

Science

Tel:  769-966-7832

Andy Domingo

Assessment & Data

Liliana Gonzalez

English Learners & Migrant Ed

Tel:  760-966-7868

Luz Martinez

English Learners & Migrant Ed

Tel:  760-966-4029

Kelli Mocny

Literacy & Integrated Tech

Anna Ramos

Literacy

Deb Wickman

Family Engagement

Tel:  760-966-7843