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Curriculum in Bossier Schools

The standards in Louisiana and in Bossier Parish Schools are the Louisiana Student Standards. These standards define what students need to know but not how students learn or how teachers teach. Our teachers use the academic standards to develop lesson plans, assignments and assessments that help their students master the knowledge and skills defined by the academic standards.

Louisiana defines academic standards in seven subjects, including English language arts (reading and writing), math, science, social studies, foreign languages, physical education and health.

To access resources to support academic standards please visit the LDOE Academic Standards Library.

The Bossier Parish Schools District’s Curriculum Department has adopted the following areas of focus:

Early Childhood | High-Quality Classroom Instruction 

Leadership development & talent management | High School Pathways

Curriculum Supervisors
Contact Julie Dupree  Julie Dupree (318) 549-6158 Supervisor 3-5 Instruction
Contact Terrie Johnson  Terrie Johnson (318) 549-6179 Supervisor 9 - 12 Instruction
Contact Emma Jordan  Emma Jordan (318) 549-6180 Supervisor 6-8 Instruction
Contact Horda Semdani  Horda Semdani (318) 549-6803 Supervisor of Research, Staff Development & PLCs
Contact Linda Thorn-Lewis  Linda Thorn-Lewis (318) 549-6181 Supervisor Pre K-2 Instruction
K-12 Supervisors
Curriculum Coordinators
Contact Christy Bucker  Christy Bucker STEAM Facilitator
Contact Kay Canal  Kay Canal (318) 549-6162 Curriculum Coordinator 3-5 ELA and Social Studies
Contact Jacob Hesselschwardt  Jacob Hesselschwardt (318) 549-6160 Math Curriculum Coordinator, Grades 6-8
Contact Jeff Holcomb  Jeff Holcomb (318) 549-6183 Science Coordinator 6-12
Contact Wendy Jordan  Wendy Jordan (318) 549-7347 ELL Coordinator
Contact Cathy Martin  Cathy Martin (318) 549-7341 Title I Instructional Coordinator
Contact Kim Morgan  Kim Morgan (318) 549-7113 ELA Curriculum Coordinator, Grades 6-8
Contact Martha Patten  Martha Patten (318) 549-7340 Staff Development
Contact Paula Self  Paula Self (318) 549-7347 Title I Instructional Coordinator
Contact Cathi Slack  Cathi Slack (318) 549-6185 Curriculum Coordinator, Grades 3-5 Math and Science
Contact Scarlett Smith  Scarlett Smith (318) 549-7112 PreK Coordinator
Contact Fran Sprankle  Fran Sprankle (318) 549-6189 Curriculum Coordinator, 9-12, Math
Contact Michael Valentine  Michael Valentine (318) 549-6187 Curriculum Coordinator, Social Studies & PE, 6-12
Curriculum Support Staff
Contact Peggy Barnes  Peggy Barnes (318) 549-6799 Title 1 NCLB Secretary
Contact Teresa Bute  Teresa Bute (318) 549-6182 Curriculum Secretary
Contact Kelley Kelly  Kelley Kelly District Staff
Contact Lynn Rowell  Lynn Rowell (318) 549-6789 Professional Development Specialist