Teacher Leadership Profile Erin Thompson

Erin Thompson has been hired as the ELA Curriculum Facilitator for grades 6- 12.

She has extensive experience working with Professional Learning Communities and collaborating with teachers around English Language Arts Iowa Core standards and curriculum.

Her role will include:

  • Provides direction and leadership for the curricular program consistent with District initiatives. 
  • Guides teachers with the use of data for instructional and curriculum decision making purposes.
  • Collaborates with Professional Learning staff, and Director of Instructional Services to plan and provide professional learning to content-area teachers.
  • Facilitates curriculum committees for the purpose of aligning content, instruction, and assessments with the Iowa Core Curriculum and other content standards.
  • Guides implementation and differentiation of the Iowa Core Curriculum.
  • Supports teachers in their use of PLC’s as it relates to content, instruction, in their content area.
  • Provides relevant resources and models for schools and teachers in the content area in instruction and assessment.
  • Support staff and faculty as they answer the PLC question.
  • Collects and analyzes district level assessment data to support the planning, implementation and evaluation of content standards