Welcome to the Curriculum Department
The Coolidge Unified School District is dedicated to providing a high-quality education to all students. The Curriculum Department is responsible for all areas of instruction that are ensuring instructional materials are up-to-date and aligned to Arizona K-12 Academic Standards, all lessons follow the District Curriculum Department alignment tools, and assisting teachers in the use of Best Practices in instruction.
The Curriculum Department is responsible for managing the state and federal No Child Left Behind entitlement grants: Title 1 (Education for Disadvantage Students); Title 2 (Recruitment and Retention of Highly Qualified Teachers); Title 3 (Education of Migratory Students and English Language Learners); and, Title VI (Indian Education). Curriculum also manages School Improvement Grants and supports the implementation of School Improvement Plans.
Director of Curriculum
Phone: (520) 723-2211
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education Master's in Elementary Education Master's in Educational Leadership-Emphasis: Curriculum & Instruction Northern Arizona University
Mrs. Jessica Miller
Jess Miller began her career teaching 5th grade, developed a passion for teaching math where she was excited to teach middle school math and Algebra. She then moved to teach Algebra at Coolidge High School where she was recruited to become the Academic Math Coach for the Coolidge Unified School District. Her time spent in the Curriculum Department developed her passion for curriculum and instruction. Jess felt blessed to be hired to be the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment in the 2012-2013 school year. Jess finds deep pride in calling the Coolidge Unified School District her “work home.”
Jess and her husband live in Casa Grande where they have been raising their family of four daughters and six sons. You can find Jess at the football field, baseball diamond, or the cross-country race cheering on her children, engulfed in a great book, or playing with her grandchildren.