The Department of Curriculum & Instruction is responsible for supporting the creation, refinement and implementation of  the District’s PreK-12 curriculum, and helps to oversee teaching and learning across all Shaker schools. As an International Baccalaureate continuum district, the Shaker Heights Schools curriculum is designed to nurture, educate, and graduate civic-minded students who are creative thinkers and skillful problem solvers and who are actively engaged in our global and multicultural society. The Shaker curriculum is aligned to Ohio state learning standards and supports student academic, social and emotional skill development. 

The Curriculum & Instruction Department is comprised of the following District administrators and instructional leaders:

  • Dr. Marla Robinson, Chief Academic Officer
  • Ms. Elizabeth Kimmel, Director of Pupil Services
  • Dr. Erin Herbruck, Director of Primary Education
  • Ms. Micki Krantz, Director of Secondary Education 
  • Dr. John Moore, District IB Coordinator
  • Ms. Lauren Priestley, Curriculum & Instruction Technology Specialist

Learn more about these Curriculum & Instruction programs, resources and initiatives:

Contacts

Chief Academic Officer
Dr. Marla Robinson
robinson_m@shaker.org
216-295-4338

Director of Primary Education
Dr. Erin Herbruck
216-295-4728
 
Director of Secondary Education
Ms. Micki Krantz
216-295-4327 
 
Director of Pupil Services
Ms. Elizabeth Kimmel
216-295-4311 
 
District IB Coordinator
Dr. John Moore
moore_j@shaker.org
216-295-6322

Curriculum & Instruction Technology Specialist
Ms. Lauren Priestley
priestley_l@shaker.org
216-295-7148

Senior Administrative Assistant
Lisa Gibson
gibson_l@shaker.org
216-295-4308

Senior Administrative Assistant
Cathy Mitro
mitro_c@shaker.org
216-295-4365

Senior Administrative Assistant, Professional Learning
Emily Rucker
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