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A curriculum coordinator, sometimes called a curriculum director or instructional coordinator, serves as a leader and a coordinator in the development and implementation of a school district's instructional program.
Curriculum coordinators plan and conduct workshops, conferences and teacher training institutes to introduce new methods and procedures, and to improve the quality of instruction, says occupational information source O*Net.
Serve as Resource
A curriculum coordinator stays abreast of trends in curriculum development and instructional aids and methods, serving as a resource for teachers.
He is responsible for researching, evaluating and ordering of new curriculum materials, supplies and equipment.
She coordinates curriculum committees and advisory boards to relate curriculum materials to specific subject area and student needs, and to maintain continuity of instruction throughout the district.
Curriculum coordinators interpret and enforce a school district's adherence to all state and federal education guidelines, regulations and codes.
The May 2008 mean annual wage estimate for a curriculum coordinator was $59,780, according to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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