RISD INSTRUCTION OFFICE
Mr. Harry Tackett
Assistant Superintendent of Instruction
Patricio Lujan - Director of Instruction
Heidi Shanor - Director of Leadership
Instruction Office oversees the administration and coordination of all District educational programs; guides the development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum and instructional activities; initiates processes for educational needs to be assessed, goals are set, learning activities and materials are selected, and the curriculum is evaluated in order to assure a dynamic and effective instructional program. Oversees development, implementation and evaluation of all Special Instructional programs; collaborates with the Director of the ESL Program, Director of Federal Programs and Director of Instructional Programs. Creates an ongoing program of professional development designed to meet the needs of classroom teachers and principals.