ASCISD is committed to ensuring quality teaching and learning through aligned curriculum and assessments, comprehensive professional development, and quality classroom instruction. The district has identified the following teaching and learning core beliefs to help ensure success across the district:
  • Alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessments
  • Focus on student achievement and the quality of instruction
  • Effectively utilizing multiple formative and summative assessments to determine mastery of learning
  • Using a system-wide data management system to keep the focus on results and to monitor progress
  • Investment in on-going staff development
  • Fostering an environment for professional learning communities