Key Characteristic 2:
Leadership for Learning
STANDARD # 12
Professional staff members implement curriculum and instruction that
are aligned for relevancy, inclusion, and effectiveness.
Professional staff members implement,
review, and adjust curriculum and
instruction based on recognized and
evidence-based content standards.
Curriculum and instructional practices
are assessed to assure alignment,
relevancy, inclusiveness and
effectiveness for all learners.
• Curriculum document that
includes standards that are
aligned to relevancy, inclusion, and
• Documentation regarding the
instructional model for the
institution and its integration
into observation and evaluation
• Formal curriculum assessment
data and analyzed results
indicating effectiveness and
possible needs for improvement