Curriculum and Instruction

Teacher Instructs While Class is at Work

Department Contacts

Darren A. Dennis, Ed.D.
Chief Academic Officer
darrendennis@smsd.org

Kim Barney 
Assistant Director of Curriculum & Instruction
PE
ELL & KESA
kimbarney@smsd.org

Dan Gruman, Ed.D.
Assessment and Research
dangruman@smsd.org 

Joanna Roche 
Elementary Coordinator
Math & Science 
joannaroche@smsd.org

Krista Carson 
Elementary Coordinator
ELA & Social Studies
Library
kristacarson@smsd.org

Holly McCarty
Secondary Coordinator
Math & Science
hollymccarty@smsd.org

Kristin Ridgway
Secondary Coordinator
ELA & Social Studies
Library, World Language
kristinridgway@smsd.org

Bill Thomas
Curriculum Coordinator
Performing Arts
billthomas@smsd.org

Megan Ellis
Curriculum Coordinator
Visual Arts
meganellis@msd.org

Joni Kelsey
Curriculum & Instruction Secretary
jonikelsey@smsd.org

C&I Fax #:  913.993.1408

2022-2023 Program Planning Guides

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