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Curriculum Improvement Teams

Curriculum Improvement Teams (CIT) consist of the Department Chairs from all of the high school sites in the following subject areas:



            Choral Music



            Foreign Language

            Industrial Technology

            Instrumental Music (Band Directors)


Physical Education


Social Studies

Special Education

Theatre Arts

Visual Arts


CITs meet quarterly to discuss a variety of subjects related to their academic areas.  CITs are responsible for the following:


Recommend basic and supplemental textbooks to the Board of Trustees for possible adoption.


Review courses of study and recommend to the Board of Trustees for possible adoption.


Share instructional strategies which improve effective teaching.


Review student assessment data in order to improve curriculum and instruction.


Share other information related to the subject, e.g. conferences, professional publications, etc.


Each CIT is coordinated by an Administrative Liaison assigned to the group.