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Learning and Teaching

Vision

Only through the transformation of learning and teaching will all students learn to their full potential.

Mission

Through strong partnerships, the Learning and Teaching Department will provide instructional leaders and teachers with research-based tools and strategies to develop and implement a high-quality, rigorous, relevant, and innovative curriculum to engage all students in joyful learning to their full potential.

Major responsibilities of the department include:

  • Maintain and revise the Pre-K–12 curriculum to ensure alignment with Georgia Standards of Excellence and Georgia Performance Standards in the following areas:
    • Career and Technical Education
    • Fine Arts
    • Health and Physical Education
    • Humanities
    • Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC)
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)
  • Provide direct support for instructional services and a differentiated curriculum that meet the needs of students through
    • Advanced Studies and Talent Development
    • Pre-Kindergarten Programs
    • Remedial Education
    • Response to Instruction and Intervention
  • Provide the leadership and support for the development of blended learning environments through
    • Instructional Technology
    • Media Services
    • Virtual Learning
  • Support the design and delivery of customized learning experiences for students through
    • Advanced Placement Courses
    • Fulton Virtual School
    • International Baccalaureate Programs
    • Magnet Programs
    • Teaching Museums
  • Provide direct support to learning communities and schools to facilitate effective implementation of Fulton County Schools' framework for effective standards-based classroom
  • Provide the leadership for the implementation of Fulton County Schools' framework for Continuous Achievement
  • Provide leadership for the implementation of standards-based grading and reporting
  • Support the design and delivery of professional learning that ensures fidelity of curriculum and research-based instructional strategies implementation across all schools
  • Facilitate communication with employee organizations, parents, community groups, and institutions of higher education regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment
  • Maintain strong partnerships with all central offices and departments, learning communities, and schools to ensure consistent delivery of curriculum and instructional programs