Role of the Curriculum Council
- Attend Council Meetings - There are four morning meetings each school year. The agendas of these meetings center on presentations and discussion of current curriculum and school improvement initiatives and issues, and textbook adoption.
- Develop a Working Knowledge of Curriculum Goals, Trends, and Issues.
- Network with Supervisors to Communicate Local Concerns and Issues Regarding Curriculum and School Improvement.
- Communicate Curriculum Trends and Issues with Individual Parents, Parent Groups, and the Home School.
- Review and Recommend Instructional Materials Proposed for Adoption. - Theses materials have been recommended by content area supervisors as content and level appropriate. Therefore, Council members review materials for the following factors:
- Language usage and illustrations consistent with community standards.
- Accurate recognition of minorities and ethnic groups.
- Avoidance of stereotypes.
- As Needed, Provide Input and Response to the Superintendent Regarding Issues Facing Carroll County in its Challenge to Bring about Continuous School Improvement.
Meeting Dates & Times
For school year 2020-2021, the Curriculum Council is tentatively scheduled to meet on the following dates: December 11, March 13, April 7, and May 5. All meetings will be held virutally and members will receive a meeting invitation in advance of each meeting. Textbooks and instructional materials submitted for adoption may be reviewed during March and April, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Central Office. For questions regarding meeting dates / locations, contact Angie McCauslin, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, at 410-751-3067 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Current Meeting Agenda
Curriculum Council Membership List
Curriculum Council Google Site