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.


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 SCECH Coordinator

(269) 789-2452


Educational Consultants:

Kim Fox

(269)  789-2435 


Jessica Hackworth

(269) 789-2477


Jill Magnuson

(269) 789-2467


Tammy Schiller

(269) 789-2427


Barbara Spencer

(269) 789-2489 


Shannon Sweet

(269) 789-2468


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


Administrative Assistant:

Dorene Hughey

(269) 789-2440

Also Mini Grant Coordinator




MI Dept. of Education


Professional Development