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Curriculum, Data, Instruction and Advancement


A photo of Teresa Maxwell

Teresa Maxwell

Director of Support Services

Christopher Andrade

CDIA Office Technician

candrade@csdr-cde.ca.gov

(951) 824-8159 VP


Amelia Ortiz

Office of Assistant
Superintendent
Office Technician

aortiz@csdr-cde.ca.gov

(951) 824-8070 VP

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The Curriculum, Data, Instruction, and Advancement (CDIA) department is committed to successfully educating all students. The CDIA department provides and supports a rigorous, inclusive, and student-centered curriculum that aligns with the California Department of Education Frameworks and Standards foundation.

The CDIA Specialists and Supervisor select curricula, monitor and evaluate student performance data and assessments, mentor and provide professional development for teachers, lead new textbook adoptions, implement educational technology in the classrooms and keep the Superintendent and Principals abreast on these issues.

CDIA specialists also collaborate with instructional staff to adapt, modify and tailor educational materials to meet the needs of all our Deaf/Hard of Hearing student’s Individual Educational Programs. As a result, a wide variety of learning experiences, instructional practices and academic supports are employed to engage students as active, mindful learners who are prepared for college or their future career.

Objectives


Curriculum

  • Ensure that Common Core State Standards are implemented and modified to meet the diverse linguistic and learning needs of all students
  • Assist in the development of curriculum goals
  • Guide the selection of textbooks and other instructional materials, per State of California recommendations
  • Manage the ordering of textbooks and supplemental materials
  • Conduct curriculum reviews

Data

  • Facilitates all school wide testing
  • Manage and provide data for all State and local assessments
  • Manage Student Data Management System
  • Teach teachers how to access and analyze data 
  • CSDR participates in all state mandated testing plus administers the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) published by NWEA to track student achievement

Instruction

  • Provide resources and information, and professional development opportunities related to instructional strategies, techniques and methods, and specific content areas
  • Assist teachers in the classroom when requested 
  • Specialist provide specialized instruction in reading, math, and ASL
  • Identify and coordinate real world experiences that will support instruction

Advancement

  • CDIA is responsible for all school-wide trainings
  • Teachers are encouraged to apply for professional development
  • Thinking Maps trainings