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Curriculum and Instruction

The vision of the Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) Department is to build capacity and empower educators to provide high-quality, evidence-based instructional and assessment practices which meet the needs of all students.

We support this vision by:

  • Designing and facilitating professional learning that engages schools and districts in continuous improvement
  • Supporting the development of educator leadership
  • Facilitating educator networks across all content areas
  • Developing processes for the selection and implementation of high-quality curriculum and instructional resources
  • Sharing information between the State of California and individual schools and districts across San Diego County
  • Providing direct assistance to county offices of education and individual schools and districts
C&I Leaders Network Weekly Virtual Meetings


  • Tuesday, March 16, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 20, 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.


Connect with Us: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Networks


English Learners and Language

Assessment Areas

Other Areas

Professional Learning

Cultivating Genius Framework

This three-part series will explore Gholdy Muhammad’s Historically Responsive Literacy framework (Identity, Skills, Intellect, and Criticality) and support teachers to design culturally and linguistically responsive grade-span, content-area literacy units and lessons.

Feb. 16, 17, and 24 from 3 to 4 p.m.

Register here

Planting the Seeds of Equity in K-2 Classrooms

This two-part series will explore Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath's book, Planting the Seeds of Equity,and support K-2 teachers to design culturally and linguistically responsive units and lessons.

March 10 and 17, from 3 to 4 p.m.