The mission of the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Programs is to lead the development and implementation of innovative curriculum and instructional programs and services that promote academic excellence and creative problem solving to ensure equitable readiness for college and careers.

Major responsibilities of the Office of Instruction include:

  • Revise the K-12 curriculum to ensure alignment with Virginia standards and outcomes
  • Create formative assessment tools in reading and math to monitor student progress
  • Develop reading intervention programs for identified students based on local and state assessments
  • Provide support to schools to facilitate effective implementation of curriculum, assessments, and instructional programs
  • Provide the leadership for the implementation of standards-based grading and reporting in grades K-1
  • Support the design and delivery of professional development that ensures fidelity of curriculum implementation across all schools
  • Refine instructional programs that meet the needs of diverse learners, including students with disabilities, those who are highly able, English language learners, and students who are at risk of underachievement because of poverty
  • Maintain links with all central offices and departments to ensure consistent delivery of curriculum and instructional programs
  • Facilitate communication with employee organizations, parents, community groups, and institutions of higher education regarding reading curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Curriculum and Instruction Contacts

Curriculum in King George County Schools is rich and varied. A K-12 core curriculum is derived from Virginia’s Department of Education standards in English, math, social studies, science, world language, the arts, science, technology and physical education.

Our instructional strategies focus on bringing this curriculum to every student. Instruction in King George County schools must be flexible enough to respond to the needs of children who learn in different ways. Different instructional approaches address differences in students’ prior knowledge, personal interests and relative strengths and weaknesses in different subjects. We have a strong commitment to developing instructional techniques that engage all children.
Supervisor of Secondary Instruction
Kristine Hill
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Supervisor of Elementary Instruction
Angela Harris
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Division Reading Specialist   
Laura Jo Darcy 
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Division Math Specialist
Elizabeth Campus
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Link to KGCS Curriculum Page

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Link to KGCS Instructional Technology page

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