The Teaching, Learning, and Assessing (TLA) Department provides rigorous, relevant curriculum and assessment. We also support the implementation of best instructional practices to sustain high student achievement based on data.

Support Programs

We offer the following programs and support for teaching, learning, and assessing:

  • Professional development
  • Three-year plan
  • New Teacher Induction
  • Mentor program
  • K-12 Language Arts
  • Technology integration support
  • Assessment coordination - AIMS, NWEA MAP, DIBELS, ACT Aspire
  • Structured English Immersion (SEI)
  • Proposition 301
  • Site goal and individual goal

Teaching, Learning & Assessment

Stephen Schadler
Assistant Superintendent
(520) 375-8268

Angie López
Administrative Specialist
(520) 375-8261

Megan Padilla
Instructional Specialist, District Assessment Coordinator
(520) 375-8747

Judy Kennedy
Instructional Specialist

Patricia Bejarano
Instructional Specialist



Lourdes Jeong
Grants Coordinator
(520) 375-8264

Julie Preslar
Grants Accounting Technician

Alex Palumbo
Instructional Specialist

Barbara Hahn
Office Specialist - TLA & IT
(520) 375-8793




Important Information

Curriculum Resources

District personnel can access curriculum documents at the following website.

ELP Resources & Teachers' Guides