Curriculum & Instruction

Cari Jo Drewitz
Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
651-403-7003 | carijo.drewitz@isd197.org

Katie Shetka
Elementary Curriculum and GT Coordinator (District Literacy Lead)
651-403-7026 Katherine.Shetka@isd197.org

Miles Lawson
Secondary Curriculum and GT Coordinator
651-403-7025
miles.lawson@isd197.org

Kara Metz
MTSS & Personalized Learning Coordinator 
651-403-7023 | kara.metz@isd197.org

Liz Burns
MARSS and District Assessment Coordinator 
651-403-7015 | elizabeth.burns@isd197.org

Kim Zellmer
ATPPS Coordinator
651-403-7034
| kimberly.zellmer@isd197.org

Tera Weyer
Curriculum and Assessment Admin Specialist
651-403-7009  | tera.weyer@isd197.org

School District 197 is committed to a comprehensive process of curriculum planning and assessment to foster continuous improvement of student performance as measured by the highest standards of excellence.

VISION
All students will be prepared to excel in an ever changing global society.

DEPARTMENT MISSION
The Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (CIA) department’s mission is to support learners through a standards based curriculum that includes the skills necessary to excel in a global society. All students will be engaged through personalized learning experiences and a culturally relevant curriculum that leads to student growth and achievement. We will partner with families and community members to support and enrich student learning.