Professional Development Curriculum Council
PDCC Mission Statement
The mission of the Glastonbury Public Schools Professional Development Curriculum Council is to work with the superintendent of schools, or designee, to coordinate and provide vision for all facets of curriculum development, implementation, integration, assessment, and review in alignment with the Glastonbury Board of Education's goals, strategic plan, state and federal mandates and standards.
The Professional Development Curriculum Council serves in an advisory capacity to the superintendent of schools or designee and administrators. Specific responsibilities include:
- Review new and existing curricula and materials
- Establish timelines for curriculum development and review
- Provide budget recommendations
- Provide for the assessment of curriculum
- Assist with professional development for the system
- Integrate relevant technologies into curriculum implementation
The PDCC is comprised of curriculum directors and principals who collaborate under the direction of the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. In addition, the PDCC serves as an important introduction and induction for new directors and principals to the unique administrative structure of the Glastonbury Public Schools and offers collaborative leadership to support all facets of curriculum development, implementation and assessment.
The PDCC was established in 2002-2003. The goals and action plans of the Fifth Generation Strategic Plan guide the decisions and work of the Council.