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Eric Ferguson
Director of Teaching and Learning
(425) 456-4226

Curriculum Development and Adoption of Instructional Materials Curriculum is evaluated, adapted and developed on a continuing basis and in accordance with a plan for curriculum growth. All new courses or major modifications to existing courses must be approved by the superintendent or designee prior to implementation.

Criteria for Selection of Instructional Material  Staff will rely on reason and professional judgment in the selection of high quality materials that comprise a comprehensive collection appropriate for the instructional program.

Instructional Materials Committee

The committee will:

  • Receive and act upon recommendations from the Curriculum Department for the adoption of basic instructional materials, approval of supplemental materials, or removal of materials from adopted lists.
  • Provide oversight that will guarantee that the established process has been observed in the selection of instructional materials recommended for adoption.
  • Hear challenges from patrons regarding instructional materials.

Committee Member Role

  • Attend scheduled meetings (Typically three times per school year for approx. 2 hours)
  • Serve as a communication link to the community they represent
  • Assist in collecting data regarding the instructional materials under consideration
  • Through a consensus process, make a formal recommendation to the superintendent and school board

Committee Members

Name Representing
Eric Ferguson Chair
Ken Wong Equity
Thomas O’Connor Administrators
Mark Wilbert Curriculum Department
Maile Morgan Middle School Teachers
High School Teachers
Alison Coombs Elementary Teachers
Amy Yeager Elementary Librarians
Mary Kim Parent