Curriculum & Instruction

Welcome to the Office of Curriculum and Instruction!


The Office of Curriculum & Instruction is responsible for a broad range of areas:

  
•  K-8 Curriculum Review and Support
•  Assessment and Accountability
•  Instructional Programs
•  Professional Development
•  English Language Learners
•  Gifted and Talented Education



The Director of Curriculum & Instruction, in collaboration with Saco administrators, provides leadership in coordinating research, development, and support for approximately 200 Saco educators who serve on numerous PK-8 Teams.


State Testing Results Webinar
The state assessment team has created a 30-minute webinar to assist families in understanding the ISRs (Individual Student Reports) that went home in December. The first part details MEA Math, Literacy, and Science. The second part details SAT information for high school parents; and the third part explains the alternative assessment information. The webinar can be found here


No Child Left Behind, or NCLB, Applications and Performance Reports are on file in the Office of the Superintendent and are available for public review. The FY 2015 NCLB Performance Report and 2016 NCLB application has been submitted. Public comments for the NCLB Application are always welcomed. Please contact the Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Julie Smyth, Saco School Department, 90 Beach Street, Saco, Maine 04072.


Notice To Parents As Required By ESEA (Elementary & Secondary Education Act):
Parents have the right to request the professional qualifications of their child's teacher. Parents interested in accessing the professional qualifications of a teacher should make the request in writing to the Director of Curriculum & Instruction, Julie Smyth, Saco School Department, 90 Beach Street, Saco, Maine 04072.

Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Mrs. Julie Smyth

90 Beach Street
Saco, Maine 04072
jsmyth@sacoschools.org
207-284-4505 ext. 7061






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