Learning Tree


Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment


The purpose of this department is to assist local districts in  improving student performance. The department has developed a number of professional learning opportunities to help teachers improve their content knowledge and instructional skills.


To review our professional learning opportunities, click here

Mission Statement

The mission of the DCIA is to provide educational and technological services, programs, and resources which will enhance teaching and learning through innovative and responsive leadership in collaboration with local districts and the community, resulting in success for all students.



 Joe Liberato

Assistant Superintendent, Curriculum Instruction & Assessment

(269) 789-2434


Deb Shepherd 

Administrative Assistant and SB-CEU Coordinator

(269) 789-2452


Educational Consultants:

Beth Brophy

(269) 789-2456


Kim Fox

(269)  789-2435 


Jessica Hackworth

(269) 789-2477


Theresa King

(269) 789-2473


Tammy Schiller

(269) 789-2427


Barbara Spencer

(269) 789-2489 


Michelle Tatrow

(269) 789-2486


Assistant Superintendent & CACC Director

Kris Jenkins

(269) 789-2441 


Counselor Consultant CACC/CISD:

Tony Warren

(269) 789-2443


Safe & Health Schools:

Angela Blood 




Travis Winchell

(269) 789-2459


Lisa Middelton

(269) 789-2416


Taylor Dreps

(269) 789-2405 


Administrative Assistants:

Brita Blue

(269) 789-2440

Also Mini Grant Coordinator


Anne Bohl

(269) 789-2442



Data Director


MI Curriculum Framework


MI Dept. of Education


Professional Development