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Learning & Teaching

The Department of Learning and Teaching serves the needs of the parents and professional staff of District 205.  The department oversees the creation and implementation of curriculum in all content areas for the kindergarten through twelfth grades and supports the assessment of student learning, locally and on state level assessments.

Curriculum coordinators in the content areas consistently work with administration, teams of teachers and committees to review and improve learning experiences for students and assessment.  District 205 provides services not only in the content areas but in additional programs for student support; English Language Learners (ELL), Instructional Support (Reading Recovery and PLUS), REACH (Gifted & Talented).  Summer school programs, both K-8 and 9-12 are available as well.

Additional information on District 205 curriculum or program may be obtained by contacting the appropriate curriculum personnel.

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Assistant Superintendent for Learning & Teaching

Henderson-Baum, Ed.D., Mary
Assistant Superintendent for Learning & Teaching

Director of Assessment & Research

Sprandel, Charles
Director of Research, Assessment and Quality Analysis

Administrative Assistant

Chantos, Stephanie
Administrative Assistant for Learning & Teaching
Cleary, Victoria
Administrative Assistant Learning & Teaching


Baker, Cathy
EC-12 Instructional Technology Coordinator,
Beedy, David
K-12 STEM, PE/Health, & FCS Coordinator
Lee, Deborah
Professional Learning, REACH, Social Studies, Performing & Visual Arts Coordin
Leonard, Ariana
District ELL Program Coordinator
Wright, Debra
K-12 Humanities Coordinator