Teaching & Learning



Steven Ast
(216) 529-4203 I email

Sharon Kufel, Secretary
(216) 529-4203


The Department of Teaching and Learning directs the development and implementation of the PreK-12 curriculum and instructional program and provides leadership and support to the Lakewood City Schools.  Our department is responsible for the management and development of curriculum, the selection and purchase of textbooks and educational materials, instructional support, professional development, assessment and accountability, and the coordination of state and federal programs, Limited English Proficiency, and gifted services.

The department consists of four Teaching & Learning Coordinators, five Curriculum and Technology Teachers and one Gifted Program Coordinator. The Department of Teaching and Learning is dedicated to meeting the curricular needs of all regular education, special education, new-to-district, and entry-year teachers in the District.


The department also oversees the District's special programs, such as state and federal grant programs. Click here for more info on our special programs


What is RTII?

RTII Resources


  Language Arts || Mathematics || Science || Social Studies || Music/Arts  || Foreign Language || Career Tech || Health ll Phys Ed


Elementary Curriculum

All Lakewood City Schools courses of study are aligned to Ohio's Learning Standards. Information about these standards can be found by accessing the Ohio Department of Education link below. 


Language Arts 6-12

Mathematics 6-12

 Science 6-12

Social Studies 6-12


 World Languages

 Career Tech

Health Education 6-12

 Physical Education 9-12