Educational Services


The mission of the Educational Services Department is to provide innovative system-wide leadership, guidance, and support for a collaborative approach to:

  • Developing and implementing rigorous, relevant, standards-based curriculum,
  • Creating and curating instructional resources & materials,
  • Leading instructional programs, initiatives, and projects,
  • Facilitating literacy and community engagement,
  • Communicating and collaborating with internal and external stakeholders,
  • Developing professional learning networks to empower teachers to lead educational initiatives and reforms that provide content and instructional expertise to our District.

Arcadia’s Educational Services Department promotes instructional and professional development activities that build teachers’ extensive understanding of content, innovative instruction, and metacognitive skills with the goal of developing engaging learning experiences and environments. Educational Services staff maintain a thorough knowledge of students’ cognitive, social, and psychological developmental processes as well as current research-based practices in order to offer meaningful support for curriculum and instruction in Arcadia Unified School District classrooms.

Functions

The Educational Services Department of Arcadia Unified School District provides district leadership for a unified approach to the development and implementation of rigorous and relevant curriculum, programs, assessments, and instructional resources that engage all learners and prepare students to reach their highest learning potential.

The Department is responsible for supporting instructional activities that build teachers’ extensive understanding of the content being taught, thorough knowledge of students’ cognitive, social, and psychological developmental processes, and proficiency in providing productive, engaging learning experiences and environments.

The Department also supports principals and other school-based and central services staff by providing relevant information and resources to assist in curriculum implementation and innovative instruction.

Contact Us:

150 S. Third Avenue
Arcadia, CA 91006

Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services
(626) 821-6634
 
Senior Administrative Assistant
 
Office Assistant
 
Director, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (7-12)
(626) 821-6608
Thomas Bruce, Ed.D.
Director, Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (K-6)
(626) 821-6653
Administrative Assistant
Coordinator, Instructional Integration
(626) 802-7428
School Office Assistant
Laurie McQuaid
Coordinator, Personalized Learning and
Principal, Rancho Learning Center
(626) 821-6629 
Coordinator, Child, Welfare, and Attendance
(626) 821 - 6630
Secretary