Tuesday, January 17, 2023

Director of Curriculum & Instructional Technology Search

I am excited to announce that MERSD has launched its search for our next Director of Curriculum & Instructional Technology!  The Director of Curriculum & Instructional Technology provides focused leadership in the development and implementation of the school system’s educational programs.  As the chief academic officer, the Director of Curriculum & Instructional technology plays a pivotal role in the development, implementation, and fulfillment of MERSD’s Strategic Plan, improvement goals, and initiatives.  Primary responsibilities include administering all aspects of the curriculum, instruction, and assessment programs; supervising, analyzing, and reporting all system-wide and state accountability measures; developing and administering the program development budget including preparing and coordinating grants related to curriculum, instruction, and instructional technology; facilitating the integration of instructional technology; and overseeing the district’s professional development program.


  • Posting OpensJanuary 13th
  • Feedback SessionsJanuary 24th – January 27th
  • Paper Review - Begins January 31st
  • Initial Interviews – Begin Week of February 6th
  • Finalist InterviewsBegin Week of 2/27
  • Appointment Anticipated Week of March 13th    

How to Get Involved

Search Committee:  If you are interested in serving on the search committee, please email Amy LeJeune (lejeunea@mersd.org) for details about the schedule and time commitments and to indicate your interest in volunteering.  Please know that if we have more volunteers than the available seats on the committee participants will be chosen by lottery.

o   Composition of the Search Committee

§  A teacher representative from each school

§  A parent representative from each school

§  A Representative from the District Leadership Team

o   During the finalist extended interviews, there will be time allotted for meetings with all constituent groups.

Survey & Feedback Groups: I hope you will take the time to fill out our brief survey and consider attending one of the community focus group sessions to share your feedback.

o   Survey

o   Feedback Sessions

§  EES Focus Group: January 24th @ 3:30 / Teacher’s Room

§  MHS Focus Group:  January 25th @ 2:30 / MHS Learning Commons

§  Memorial Focus Group: January 26th @ 3:30 / 1st Floor Project Room

§  Community Focus Group:  January 27th @ Noon – Hybrid / MHS (Please RSVP Here)

The Essex Elementary Search timeline will be announced in late February and follow a similar process including opportunities for the EES community to provide feedback.   This is an exciting time for MERSD, and I hope you will consider lending your voice to the process of filling two key leadership roles in our district.