The mission of the NUSD Education Services team is to collaborate with staff & community to create an innovative & equitable learning environment that promotes academic, social, & emotional growth for ALL students in order to prepare them to be college & career ready in the 21st century.

Educational Services Department provides service and support in the development, coordination, and ongoing evaluation of rigorous academic learning programs based on the California Content Standards/California Common Core Standards for students in grades TK-12 focused on equity and project based learning. We believe that effective professional development engages educators to focus on both their own learning that fosters personal and professional growth, as well as the needs of students. By utilizing research-based instructional program strategies and materials, teachers and support staff work to ensure that we provide both innovative and successful learning experiences for both teachers, classified staff and our students.

Educational Services is committed to supporting the Novato Unified School District’s mission… “to exemplify excellence in education by ensuring high quality, innovative instruction and equitable access to learning opportunities that inspire and prepare students to reach their utmost success…”

What we do:

  • provide the curriculum that our students learn
  • ensure rigorous and student-centered classroom instruction
  • support teachers in creating a technology-enabled practice
  • assist teachers in utilizing assessment data to inform instruction
  • train teachers and administrators
  • develop and monitor best instructional practices
  • innovate and improve learning systems and tools
  • assist in the  appropriate placement of students
  • support students experiencing difficulties
  • provide a safe and engaging learning environment
  • provide specialized academic instruction and related services to support the needs of diverse learners
  • support English Language Learners
  • assess and evaluate student learning outcomes to continuously improve instructional and service delivery

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