Santa Cruz Valley Students
Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Department

The Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Department provides rigorous, relevant curriculum and assessment. We also support the implementation of best instructional practices to sustain high student achievement based on data.

Support Programs

We offer the following programs and support for curriculum, instruction, and assessment:

  • Professional development
  • Three-year plan
  • New Teacher Induction
  • Mentor program
  • K–12 Language Arts
  • Technology integration support
  • Assessment coordination – AIMS, NWEA MAP, DIBELS, ACT Aspire
  • Structured English Immersion (SEI)
  • Proposition 301
  • Site goal and individual goal

Curriculum Staff


Stephen Schadler
Assistant Superintendent
(520) 375-8268

Angie Alvarez
Administrative Specialist
(520) 375-8261

Judy Kennedy
Instructional Specialist
(520) 375-8743

Megan Padilla
Instructional Specialist, District Assessment Coordinator
(520) 375-8747


Lourdes Jeong
Grants Coordinator
(520) 375-8264

Barbara Hahn
Data Technician
(520) 375-8793

Alex Palumbo
Instructional Specialist
(520) 375-8748