Assistant Superintendent Curriculum & Assessment

Dr. Stanley Ellis
Assistant Superintendent/Curriculum & Assessment/Title XI/504 Director

662-363-2811
elliss@tunicak12.org

DEC 2019

Assistant Superintendent

Director of Curriculum Assessment & Professional Development 

Dr. Stanley K. Ellis
662-363-2811, Ext. 9233
elliss@tunicak12.org

 

ELA Specialist

Ms. Yakima Cole
coley@tunicak12.org

 

ELA Specialist

Mrs. L. Marie McGowan
mcgowanmar@tunicak12.org
 

Director of Data Processing

Mrs. Brenda Smith
662-363-2811, Ext. 9241
smithbre@tunicak12.org

 

SAMS/MSIS

Mrs. Shirley Temple
662-363-2811, Ext. 9230
temples@tunicak12.org

 

Curriculum Secretary

Mrs. Veronica Crawford
662-363-2811, Ext. 9240

crawfordv@tunicak12.org

 

Our Mission

The Mission and Goal of the Curriculum and Assessment Department is to ensure that stakeholders remain abreast of current resources and best practices to ensure student success.

District and School Support

Builds and sustains the capacity necessary to improve the success of all students by working with schools as they endeavor to implement organizational practices that:

  • Help all students meet standards
  • Increase student achievement levels of all students
  • Select/adopt appropriate instructional materials
  • Improve teacher expertise in content knowledge and pedagogy
  • Reduce barriers to student achievement
     
Response to Intervention

Response to Intervention (RTI) is a systematic, data-driven approach to academic and expected behavior instruction that benefits every student in RTI.

 

District and State Testing

Works with schools to ensure that district and state assessments are implemented according to protocol and data is used to effectively identify daily practices to support teaching and learning.
 

Test Security Plan Guidance

Test Security Plan
                           

Upcoming Assessments & Events

        Events                                                      Date

MAAP EOC Assessments                          December 3,6,10-11  
Board Meeting                                            December 10
2nd Nine Week Assessments                    December 16-20
Winter Break                                       December 23 - January 3
Professional Development                        January 6
Students Return                                          January 7
 

Pacing Guides

 

 

Special Events
 
The Curriculum and Assessment Department coordinates a number of academic events for students
  • District Spelling Bee
  • District Reading Fair

Criteria for Nine Weeks' Exams

1.  Must be 25 questions (no more/no less)
2.  Write the standard at the end of each question
3.  Questions must be written in 12pt font
4.  Make sure the questions are aligned to the performance verbs
5.  Use the same format as sample test items
6.  1 hour max for test administration

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