Secondary Education (6-12)





 

 

Secondary Education and Instruction

Welcome to the Secondary Curriculum and Instruction website! The main focus of our department is to plan, develop, and write comprehensive curriculum and assessments based on California Content Standards in all core content areas. Content standards are designed to encourage the highest achievement of all students by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level. In addition, it is our responsibility to provide professional development opportunities, evaluate and select standards-based textbooks and instructional materials, create standards-based formative and summative assessments, and assist in the implementation of support programs for students.

Secondary Curriculum Areas of Responsibility:

  • Curriculum & Assessment Development
  • Assessments: Advanced Placement, CAHSEE, SAT, ACT
  • Liaison with Secondary Core Content Areas and Guidance Departments
  • Professional Development
  • Textbooks and Instructional Materials
  • Gifted & Talented Education (GATE)
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Summer School/Remediation Programs
  • PACE
  • Independent Study Physical Education (ISPE) 

CDE Resources and State Content Standards

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ and San Diego County Office of Education www.sdcoe.net  

Contact Our Office

Name Title Phone (760) Email
Steve Baum Director, Secondary Education 752-1229 steve.baum@smusd.org
Kari Page Administrative Secretary 752-1285 kari.page@smusd.org


Fax Number:
760-752-1215

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