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Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction provides support to schools for implementing the curriculum and instructional program for St. Mary's County Public Schools. In addition, this office supports the professional development of all staff through a variety of programs and experiences. 

Our department serves to increase teacher effectiveness and student performance by:

  • Providing purposeful curriculum expectations and a vision for excellence in teaching and instruction;
  • Guiding feedback through an aligned assessment plan that provides meaningful information about student learning; and
  • Supporting growth through ongoing and high quality professional development.