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Mission and Goals

Mission and Goals

Curriculum and Instruction Department Mission

The mission of the WISD Curriculum and Instruction Department is to work with administrators and teachers to provide and support:

  • a guaranteed and viable curriculum
  • best practices in assessment and instruction
  • job embedded professional development


Curriculum and Instruction Goals

  • Provide a quality standards-based curriculum that is vertically and horizontally aligned grades K-12
  • Ensure a common curriculum-based assessment program that will help teachers determine student progress and achievement
  • Provide teachers with the tools and skills needed to regularly analyze student achievement data
  • Provide staff development that supports teachers in the delivery of high quality instruction



The TEKS Resource System (TRS) is the basic curriculum for English Language Arts/Reading, Math, Science, and Social Studies. The curriculum is a "living guide" and is constantly being revised and updated based on student needs.

The TRS Parent Portal - Provides basic information to parents about the TRS curriculum currently being used at Whitehouse ISD.

Curriculum and Instruction Directory

Sarah Lazarine

Administrative Assistant to the Deputy Superintendent of Schools



Dr. Abigail Taylor

Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction


Duane Barber

Assistant Superintendent