Curriculum & Instruction

Most of the curriculum development in Garland ISD is overseen by the Department of Curriculum & Instruction.

The curriculum is based upon the Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS) curriculum standards approved by the State Board of Education.

If you would like to contact the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, it is located in the:

Harris Hill Administrative Building
501 S. Jupiter Rd.
Garland, TX 75042

FAX # 972-487-3214

Position Name Phone

Primary ELA Coordinator
(Grades Pre-K - 2)

Doris Montayne 972-487-3139

Intermediate ELA Coordinator
(Grades 3-5)

Myra Crump

Elementary Science Coordinator
(Grades Pre-K-5)
Tina Garrett 972-487-3147
Elementary Mathematics Coordinator
(Grades K-5)
Traci Vickery 972-487-3178

Secondary ELA Coordinator
(Grades 6-12)

Lori Elliott 972-487-3204

Secondary Mathematics Coordinator
(Grades 6-12)

Sandi Whitley


Secondary Science Coordinator
(Grades 6-12)

Laurel Dingrando


Secondary Social Studies Coordinator
(Grades 6-12)

Frances Farmer


Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Coordinator
(Grades 1-12)

Barbara Hanna

Health/ Physical Education Coordinator
(Grades Pre-K-12)
Louise Gartrell 972-487-3393

Technology Integration and Staff Development Coordinator

(Grades Pre-K-12)

Jasna Aliefendic 972-487-3094


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