Curriculum and Instruction

The Curriculum and Instruction Department provides support for the operation of all district K-12 schools and the implementation of instructional programs.

Curriculum and Instruction helps ensure that teachers and students have the tools and skills they need for teaching and learning. Among other responsibilities, the department

  • Provides resources to support the curriculum
  • Guides the adoption of instructional materials for K-12
  • Helps teachers develop their professional skills to maximize learning
  • Models instructional best practices
  • Works with district staff to identify and implement technology that facilitates effective teaching
  • Develops teacher-leaders in all content areas
  • Manages district-wide science and history fairs

Curriculum and Instruction, Director
Sue Meckler 

Administrative Assistant to Director
Jeanne Ladimir

Bookkeeper
Catherine Richter

Career & Technology Education
Martha Proulx

Career & Technology Education Program Specialist
Cheryl Rizi

English Language Arts (K-5), Program Specialist
Dr. Suzanne Naiman

English Language Arts (6-12) & World Language, Program Specialist
Catherine Cocozza 

Fine Arts (K-12), Program Specialist
Angela Hartvigsen

Mathematics (K-5), Program Specialist
Susan D'Angelo

Mathematics (6-12), Program Specialist
Jane Brand

Science and Health (K-12), Program Specialist
Ryan Miller

Social Studies (K-12), Program Specialist
Dr. Bernadette Bennett

Title I, Program Specialist
Michelle Kloese 

Instructional Facilitators
Erin Cox
Alicia Charbonneau

Curriculum and Instruction

Sue Meckler, Director
sue.meckler@sarasotacountyschools.net

Jeanne Ladimir, Administrative Assistant
jeanne.ladimir@sarasotacountyschools.net

Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 34101
Fax: 941-927-4023
1960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34231
Maroon 3rd Floor

Catherine Richter, Bookkeeper
Phone: 941-927-9000, ext. 32232
1960 Landings Boulevard
Sarasota, Florida 34231

Staff Listing
Thursday
8/24/2017 - Charter Review Committee

Thursday
8/24/2017 - Brookside Middle Open House

Thursday
8/24/2017 - Tatum Ridge Open House (Kg-2nd Grade)

Tuesday
8/29/2017 - Woodland Middle Open House

Tuesday
8/29/2017 - Bay Haven PTO Open House (K-2nd)

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