CURRICULUM & INSTRUCTION
The GISD Curriculum Department is dedicated to the success of all students and is committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Collaborating with an incredibly talented instructional staff, the curriculum department focuses on research-based instructional best practices and works to provide a rigorous curriculum designed to ensure innovative, customized learning opportunities for all students.
The mission of the Curriculum Department is to support and empower teachers, administrators, and the learning community to promote student achievement through coaching best instructional practices, providing viable research-based curriculum aligned to 21st century skills, and creating engaging professional development based on data-driven decisions to develop global citizens.
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A.- Sam Houston State University Master's of Education - University of Houston Victoria P.H.D. - Baylor University
Dr. Annette Scott
Dr. Annette Scott’s educational career spans over 40 years. She made her debut as an eighth grade language arts teacher in Wharton ISD. She continued as a teacher for 13 years teaching every level of high school English (freshmen – seniors). Annette transitioned into administration serving as an Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction in Victoria ISD. Her first principalship was at a gifted/talented magnet elementary school. She went on to become a high school principal within the district. She has had the pleasure of working in some capacity at every level of public education –elementary, middle school, high school and college.
Annette earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sam Houston State University, her Master’s of Education from the University of Houston Victoria and her doctorate from Baylor University. Annette joined Galveston ISD in 2004. She is a former board member of Magnet Schools of America representing the states of Arkansas, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. She is also the immediate past president of Magnet Schools of Texas, now Magnet Schools of the Mid-South.
As leader of the Curriculum and Instruction team, Dr. Scott is responsible for curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional learning, student interventions, instructional resources and special initiatives, school choice, grants, and federal programs.
Curriculum & Instruction Programs:
- Early Childhood Education
- Instructional Technology
- Response to Intervention
- Special Education
- New Teachers
- Grant Procurement
- Gifted & Talented
- TEKS Aligned Curriculum
- Technology Integration
- Gifted & Talented Offerings in All Subject Areas
- Highly Demanding Career & Technology Education Pathways
- College & Career Readiness
- Differentiated Instruction
- Early Childhood Education
- Balanced Literacy
- Expansive Dual Credit Offerings
- Professional Learning Communities
- Award Winning Fine Arts and Athletics
- Magnet Communities
- Data-driven Instruction