Curriculum & Instruction

The objective of the Curriculum and Instruction Department of the School Board of Highlands County is to provide tools necessary to advance the knowledge and practice of teaching and learning. The goal is to address the needs of every student, educator and administrator through support, innovation and research based tools. The Department includes resources in Career and Technical Education, Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Media and more.

Assistant Superintendent of Elementary


Federal Programs - ESOL - Homeless Liaison

Migrant Program

Lake Placid Office @ Lake Country Elementary School (863) 699-5075

Sebring Office @ Fred Wild Elementary School (863) 471-5419

Avon Park Office @ Park Elementary School (863) 452-4305

Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education


    • Chad Johns - Curriculum & Advanced Academics Secretary (863) 471-5654
    • Vacant - Assessment & Accountability Data Technician (863) 471-5571
    • Donna Varady - Secondary Programs Secretary (863) 471-5608

Career and Technical Education