Division of Student Learning
Mission: Today and tomorrow: committed to excellence for all.
Vision: Hutchinson Public Schools are committed to providing a engaging learning community for our students, faculty and staff. We challenge our students to achieve the skills to live and work in the 21st Century and to reach their full personal and academic potential. Excellence will be accomplished in a trusting, caring and cooperative environment.
Purpose Statement: The Division of Student Learning will continue to follow and enhance processes for defining, developing, implementing and assessing curriculum and instruction to increase achievement for all students.
Meet our staff:
|Dr. Jeanne Stroh||Assistant Superintendentemail@example.com||615-4051|
|Linda Grote||Director of Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org||615-5502|
|Donna Davis||Director of Secondary Learningemail@example.com||615-4050|
|Shirley Yoder||CTE Curriculum & Instruction Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||615-4124|
|Amy Reilly||Instructional Specialist/Techemail@example.com||615-4021|
|Mary Smith||Assistant Director of Special Educationfirstname.lastname@example.org||615-5503|
|Katie Taylor||Instructional Specialist/Secondaryemail@example.com||615-4020|
|Adelyn Soellner||HHS Curriculum & Instruction Specialistfirstname.lastname@example.org||615-4019|
|Theresa Brown||Literacy Coachemail@example.com||615-4082|
USD 308's curriculum is aligned to meet state and national standards. The current curriculum system provides for both comprehensive and yearly reviews of curriculum. There is a Curriculum Council that oversees curriculum development through the content area task force and the development of Essentials in the five core content areas which include: reading, math, science, social studies, and writing. Curriculum Essentials are reviewed at least once a year. Curriculum mapping is being implemented at the secondary level and progressing at the elementary level. Curriculum Essentials are reviewed at least once a year. Curriculum mapping is being implemented at the secondary level and progressing at the elementary level.
Instruction is based on best and researched practices and follows an instructional process.
Identified best practices initiated across the district include: Ruby Payne, Cooperative Learning, and Integrated Technology.