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Teaching & Learning


Steven Ast                                                                 
Director of Teaching and Learning          
216-529-4203 I email             

Sharon Kufel
Executive Secretary
216-529-4203 I email

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 a director, three teaching and learning coordinators,  one gifted program coordinator, and an executive secretary. The Department of Teaching & Learning is dedicated to meeting the curricular needs of all regular education, special education, new-to-district, and entry-year teachers in the District.

Special Programs

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

Special Programs

Plan for Literacy Professional Training


Literacy Night Presentation


Courses of Study

See the link below for our courses of study for elementary, middle and high school levels.