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

Carey Conner


    • Tracy Mays - Elementary Programs Secretary (863) 471-5569

    • Chad Johns - Curriculum & Advanced Academics Secretary (863) 471-5654

    • Julie Ashby - Curriculum & Instruction (863) 471-5555 xt 10283


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

Dr. Nia Campbell


Assessment and Accountability


Health Education Curriculum

The School Board of Highlands County is seeking an effective Health Education curriculum that meets the requirements of Florida Statutes 1003.42 Required Instruction. The curriculum must also align with the Florida Standards for Health Education and shall be consistent with the goals and objectives in the District's adopted course of study and with the course descriptions established by State Board rule.

Proposals must include all the materials that will be used with the curriculum (information, charts, presentations, links, etc.) and must be received by the Office of Secondary Programs at the School Board offices located at the School Board of Highlands County, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870 by May 16, 2022 at 2:00 p.m.