Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Main Phone: (907) 742-4400 | Fax: (907) 742-4581
Location: 5530 E. Northern Lights Blvd. Anchorage, Alaska 99504

Services Offered:

  • Oversee K-12 curriculum review, design, articulation, and implementation Lead curriculum review and adoption processes
  • Support effective use of curricular materials aligned to adopted standards and research-based practices
  • Provide professional development for teachers by specific content area
  • Develop, review, revise, and support implementation of academic plans and coursework
  • Collaborate closely with other ASD departments and local, state, and national entities to meet district goals by serving on work teams, advisory boards, and committees
  • Support all school-based staff with curriculum and instruction issues.
  • Develop and provide professional development related to curriculum, instruction, and assessment through credit courses, on site trainings, in-services, webinars, and one on one connections.
  • Research to stay up to date, innovate, and prepare for other duties.
  • Organize, coordinate, and support community events in all content areas such as musical performances, art shows, National History Day, jamborees, Math Derby, Young Writers’ Conference, and World Language Declamation, to name a few
  • Support and collaborate with district-level School Business Partnerships
Brandon Locke

Senior Director:

Email: Brandon Locke

Phone: 907-742-4400

Department Overview:

The Curriculum and Instruction Department is part of the Academic Services Division and is responsible for overseeing the District’s curriculum and programming in the following content areas: English Language Arts, Fine Arts, Gifted Education, Health/Physical Education, Libraries, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and World Languages. We partner with other instructional support and operations departments to support students, teachers, administrators, parents, and the community. 

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