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Allen Park Public Schools' Curriculum

The focus of this department in the Allen Park Schools is to support the students, parents, teachers, and administrators as they provide a rich learning environment. All activities within this department have one goal in mind, increase student achievement.

The responsibilities of the curriculum department include:
  • Coordinating district student testing such as the Michigan Education Assessment Program (MEAP), Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and Classroom Literacy.

  • Supporting our secondary schools in the administration of the Michigan Merit Exam.

  • Facilitating professional staff development for instructional staff in the areas of academics and technology.

  • Coordinating and monitoring state and local grant funded programs such as Title I and Section 31A (at-risk).

  • Coordinating services for students qualifying for services as English learners.

  • Coordinating services for students qualifying as homeless.

  • Facilitating our curriculum review process through the assistance of the Instructional Curriculum Council.

  • Coordinating and support the efforts of school improvement teams at our schools and the AdvancED accreditation process.

  • Managing our student data system, MISTAR, which includes studentconnection, parentconnection, and teacherconnection.

Important Resources

K-12 Assessments
District Curriculum Review Process
Instructional Curriculum Council
K-12 Committee Membership
Curriculum Change Flowchart
New Course Adoption Process
Textbook Adoption Process
Textbook Selection Checklist
Online Course Request

Allen Park Administrative Offices
9601 Vine
Allen Park MI 48101

Director of Curriculum
John Tafelski
313 827-2121