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

Office Mailbox # 109


Director of Curriculum and Instruction Dr. Mida Milligan 972-487-3197
Secondary ELA Coordinator (Grades 6-12)  Lori Elliot  972-487-3204
Intermediate ELA Coordinator (Grades 3-5) Myra Crump  972-487-3391
Primary ELA Coordinator (Grades PreK-2) Doris Montayne  972-487-3139
Secondary Mathematics Coordinator (Grades 6-12) Kevin Massey  972-487-3149
Elementary Mathematics Coordinator (Grades PreK-5) Traci Vickery  972-487-3178
Science Coordinator (Grades K-12) Kristina Garrett  972-487-3147
Social Studies Coordinator (Grades K-12) Caleb Tolleson  972-487-3142
Foreign Languages Coordinator  Standra Johnson 972-487-3394 
Health/PE Coordinator Louise Gartrell  972-487-3393
Technology Coordinator (Grades K-12) Dr. Jasna Aliefendic  972-487-3094
Library/Media Services Coordinator Teena Garvin  972-494-8230
Digital Media Specialist Dave Burton 972-487-3048
Tech Specialist - Title I Brian Dean 972-487-3079
Grants Specialist Shermika Fluker 972-487-3392
Technology Facilitator Katherine Miller 972-487-3084
STEM Facilitator Theresa Parisi 972-487-3148
Mandarin Specialist Fang Wang 972-487-3219

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