Leadership to Strengthen Curriculum and Instruction

Professional Development


Drawing on the experiences of a seasoned curriculum, instruction and professional development administrator with leadership expertise across the content areas, this course will provide resources for planning, implementing, and sustaining a coherent, systemic approach to curriculum design and improvement. The course will integrate best practice and hands-on application in the following dimensions of leadership:

  • Renewing the curriculum
  • Planning and delivering high-quality professional development
  • Supporting standards-aligned instruction

Using student outcome data to drive curriculum and instruction participants will draft or revise a district or school plan to guide curriculum implementation and instructional renewal. They should bring a device to access the Internet via WIFI.

This program includes 2 hours of reading outside of the meetings in order to offer 10 PDPs.

Audience and Grade Level

Administrators, Coordinators, and Teacher Leaders, Grades K-12.


10 PDPs.


Future training dates will be announced here. If you have questions or are interested in offering this training on-site, please contact us.


  • Albert Mussad

    Albert E. Mussad, Ph.D., serves as a Leadership and Instruction Continuous Improvement Specialist at the Collaborative for Educational Services. He travels nationally to facilitate professional development for school leaders, teachers and other licensed educators in instructional leadership; English learner education; world language and bilingual education; adolescent literacy education; and improving outcomes for students in poverty. Dr. Mussad is a seasoned K-12 teacher and curriculum leader who has worked with central office and school-based administrators to increase opportunity and  achievement for both vulnerable learners and high-achieving learners. He has facilitated professional development, provided individualized leadership and instructional coaching, and evaluated educational programs to provide actionable recommendations and implementation assistance.

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