Welcome to the Cupertino Union Instructional Services webpage.
The overarching goal of Instructional Services is to provide meaningful and lasting support for our elementary schools, middle schools, and alternative schools. This support takes many forms, and it involves participants from within our district and from outside agencies when appropriate or required.
Instructional Services is prepared to address the needs and requirements of schools through the following:
- Curriculum & Instruction (Math, Science, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Human Growth and Development, English Language Development, Music, Art and PE)
- Pupil Services and Special Education
- Teacher Induction
- Teacher Resource Center
- Instructional Support Teachers
Instructional Services believes our work is to serve students and families, teachers and administrators and the entire CUSD community by improving learning conditions, expectations and opportunities for all.
The environment supports learning, creativity, safety and engagement through these support systems:
The Learner Focused Classroom
The Learner Focused Classroom is a community where ALL students experience authentic tasks that provide opportunities for collaboration, innovation and self-assessment. This model, developed in 2015, serves as a guide to help identify what we want to see in our classrooms.
The Learner Focused Classroom consists of the following: