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Instructional Services

Two CHCCS students collaborate in class
The Instructional Services Division (ISD) supports teaching and learning in Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Curriculum coordinators and directors work with classroom teachers, school staff and administrators to write curriculum, design formative assessments and support student understanding. 

Have a question or a comment for us? You can find members of ISD listed by role in our Instructional Services Directory.

Meet the ISD Leadership Team

Jessica O'Donovan
Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Services

Misti Williams
Executive Director, Leadership & Federal Programs

Darlene Ryan 
Executive Director, Elementary Schools & Special Programs

LaVerne Mattocks
Executive Director, Secondary Schools & Middle College

Instructional Programs and Services

Academic Support Programs - Learn about our academic support programs like Exceptional Children, Gifted Education, Pre-K, AVID, Instructional Technology, Dual Language, and more.

Course List - View current courses offered in Middle and High School.
Curriculum - ISD leads efforts to help teachers and administrators to create standards-aligned curriculum for our students. Find out more about how we design curriculum at CHCCS.

Service Learning - CHCCS high school students must complete service hours in order to graduate. ISD coordinates the service learning program in our secondary schools.

Office of Assessment & Research - The Office of Assessment & Research administers all state and district tests and assessments, approves the district’s participation in research studies and conducts evaluations of CHCCS programming.

Questions? - Visit our FAQ for answers to some common questions about academics in the CHCCS district.