Dale Lee

Curriculum Coordinator

Dale Lee holds the position of Curriculum Coordinator for Excelsior Charter Schools.  He has worked as a high school math instructor and facilitator for three years.  Dale holds a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, a Master’s degree in Teaching, and a Single Subject Credential in Mathematics.  Prior to coming to work for Excelsior, Dale spent 12 years in the business world as a partner within the retail and service industries here in the local community.

Shelly Slocomb

Administrative Assistant

About

We are pleased to provide you excellent services in the areas of:

  • Coordinate stakeholder input and maintain the integrity of the curriculum to ensure alignment with California State Standards/Common Core Standards and outcomes
  • Develop and Implement formative and summative assessment tools to monitor student progress
  • Implementation and support for intervention programs across mathematics, reading and writing for identified students based on local and state assessments
  • Provide direct support to sites to facilitate effective implementation of curriculum, assessments, and instructional programs
  • Support the design and delivery of professional development that ensures fidelity of curriculum implementation across all sites
  • Refine instructional programs to include resources that meet the needs of diverse learners, including students with disabilities, those who are highly able, English language learners, and students who are at risk of underachievement because of poverty
  • Maintain formal links with all central offices and departments to ensure consistent delivery of curriculum and instructional materials
  • Facilitate communication with employee organizations, parents, community groups, and institutions of higher education regarding curriculum, instruction, and assessment

The Curriculum Department oversees and monitors several exams. Excelsior uses a data-driven model to guide instruction and guide our educational teams, including our parents and students in the process of frequently monitoring progress. Excelsior Charter Schools’ assessments include:

  • Frequent Excelsior Common Assessment across core subject areas
  • State Standards Test (CAASPP)
  • The English Language Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)
  • Physical Fitness Testing (PFT)

For more info: California Department of Education