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Executive Director of Secondary Education
Executive Director of Elementary Education
Dr. Patrick Baker
Director of Fine Arts, Physical Education, and Health
Amy Baker Zaleski
Assistant Director of Language Pathways and Programs
Director of STEM Pathways
Director of Literacy Pathways
Director of Instructional Technology
Jacob Wertz, Ph.D.
Director of Research and Program Analysis
Welcome to Learning & Teaching
The Department of Learning and Teaching serves the needs of the students, parents, and professional staff of District 205. Learning & Teaching oversees the creation and implementation of curriculum in all content areas for Kindergarten through Grade 12 and supports assessment of student learning, locally and on state level assessments.
View the Elmhurst CUSD Curriculum for Parents webpage for an in-depth look into supported curricula at D205.
Check out the Elmhurst CUSD Instructional and Assistive Technology webpage to learn more about technology integration efforts at Elmhurst CUSD.
Be sure to scroll down on the homepage to check out the D205 Technology Spotlight and read about students and staff who are leveraging technology in their classrooms to share their voice and experiences, make lasting connections, display creativity, demonstrate agency, and more!