Level 2 Curriculum Management Audit Training, Systems Factors—Governance, Leadership, and Support Services is a three-day training designed to prepare instructional leaders to examine and evaluate system-based issues to optimize the delivery of effective teaching and learning. Get the details on the 2016-17 Level 2 sessions.
Participants learn to establish a rationale for quality curriculum management policies and use audit criteria for policy analysis. Roles and relationships within the structure of the organization are distinguished and established through designing a table of organization and determining components of job descriptions using audit criteria. Participants learn to establish a planning approach, use audit criteria for plan development, and plan major interventions for change, including the integration of staff development into the plans.
Supporting topics include performance-driven budgeting through the establishment of a planning-budgeting relationship, use of audit criteria to observe facilities, development of long-range facility planning expectations, and the establishment of evaluation approaches based on service design and delivery.
Superintendents, chief academic officers, curriculum specialists, content department directors and chairs, district and campus instructional leaders, and individuals interested in becoming certified curriculum management auditors. Please note: Completion of Level 1 CMAT is a prerequisite for Level 2 training.
Townsend received her CMSi audit training in 1994 and has served on audits in Illinois, Kansas, New York, Texas, Washington, Vermont, Colorado, North Carolina, and Alaska.