Curriculum and Instruction

  • New Education Standards and Instruction

    • K-5 SUSD Progress Update (Report Card) Guide: This is your guide to the new SUSD Progress Updates. An effective family engagement system includes multiple ways of communicating with you about your child's performance and progress...READ MORE
    • Common Core logo Common Core State Standards (CCSS): The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) were developed through a state-led initiative to establish consistent and clear education standards for English-language arts and mathematics that would better prepare students for success in college, career, and the competitive global economy... READ MORE
    • Smarter Balanced Assessment (a.k.a. New Generation Assessment): The SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium is a state-led consortium working to develop next-generation assessments that are aligned to the Common Core State Standards and that accurately measure student progress toward college and career readiness.... READ MORE
    • 21st Century Learning: Today's students are moving beyond the basics and embracing the 4 C's: Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity.... READ MORE


    For more information about SUSD Curriculum and Instruction, please contact Roberta Zarea, Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services.