Support for the core instructional program offered to all students in AESD through the provision of instructional materials, professional development, parent involvement, and school library maintenance.

Areas of Responsibility

  • To provide an instructional program that enables all students to reach high levels of achievement and acquire the knowledge, skills, and values needed to become responsible members of a democratic society.
  • Support the implementation of the core curriculum in language arts, mathematics, English language development, science, social studies, and physical education.
  • Provide guidance in the use of universal access and differentiated instruction to provide access to the core curriculum for all students.
  • Coordinate the opportunity for teachers to receive training in language arts and mathematics and other district-wide areas of focus.
  • Provide professional development support directly to sites via a consultation model.
  • Provide ongoing opportunities for meaningful parent and community involvement through facilitation of parent education classes, volunteerism, participation in district and school events, and community partnerships.
  • Coordinate the ordering and distribution of instructional materials to the sites.
  • Provide support to the Library Media Assistants.
  • Maintain the curriculum lab as a district resource for educators and support staff.

C&I Contacts

Each member of this department is happy to be of assistance to you. Please feel free to phone or e-mail any of us in the department. Please let us know how we can best support you!

Name Title Phone Email
Maria Villegas Director (714) 517-7530 ext. 4132 Email Maria
Loren Garibay Director’s Secretary (714) 517-7530 ext. 4140 Email Loren
Yesenia Ureño Program Secretary (714) 517-7530 ext. 4131 Email Yesenia
Curriculum Specialists and TOSAs
Andy Apodaca Curriculum Specialist, English Learners and ELD (714) 517-7530 ext. 4136 Email Andy
Katie Hernandez Curriculum Specialist, English Language Arts (714) 517-7530 ext. 4137 Email Katie
Kelley Barrett Curriculum Specialist, Science (714) 517-7530 ext. 4133 Email Kelley
Naseem Mandalia Curriculum Specialist, Mathematics (714) 517-7530 ext. 4138 Email Naseem
Magaly Rodriguez Dual Language Immersion Specialist (714) 517-7530 ext. 4134 Email Magaly
Mark Anderson Music TOSA (714) 517-7530 ext. 4145 Email Mark
Laura Castrejon TOSA (714) 517-7530 ext. 4103 Email Laura
Curriculum Lab (714) 517-7530 ext. 4140 or 4123