The role of the Department of Teaching and Learning is to prepare students to become College and Career Ready by:

    1. providing leadership and support to schools in each discipline;
    2. ensuring appropriate testing and assessment practices; 
    3. and working collaboratively with other departments to support principal and teacher quality.

    As part of its mission, the Department of Teaching and Learning will:

    • lead the development, implementation, monitoring and support of standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment to ensure that students master the standards;
    • assure alignment and consistency of the curriculum within and across grade levels;
    • provide resources and instructional strategies that promote high expectations and learning for all students;
    • guide and support teachers and administrators in the implementation of research-based curriculum and instructional practices;
    • organize, deliver, and support professional learning for teachers, district and regional instructional support staff and principals;
    • review programs and practices to ensure efficacy and to reflect current research;
    • provide oversight, direction and leadership for Pre-K and Adult Education programs.
    Teaching and Learning consists of the following departments and programs:




    Social Studies

    World Languages

    English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

    Gifted and Talented

    Fine Arts

    Health and Physical Education

    Professional Development

    For more information contact:
    Dr. Olivine Roberts
    Deputy Chief of Schools and Academics
    130 Trinity Avenue, S.W.
    Atlanta, GA 30303-3624
    (phone) 404-802-2724
    (fax) 404-802-1601