Academic Services and Instructional Support

teacher showing students how to do things on a computer
principals listening to human resource training
  • The mission statement of Chatham County Schools is to graduate globally competitive, well-rounded students by providing a rigorous and relevant curriculum in an effective, safe, and nurturing learning environment.  Our mission, through leadership, innovation, and collaboration, is to provide real-world learning opportunities that prepare all students for life and success after graduation as a learner, future employee and contributing citizen in the 21st century.  

    The Academic Services & Instructional Support (ASIS) Division ensures this success for every student in grades PreK through 12 with various curriculum and professional development opportunities.  This division is responsible for the curriculum and instructional needs of all students, teachers and administrators.  Our staff provides leadership and support to all our schools as well as coordinates, articulates and monitors state and federal laws; district vision and strategic planning with schools; and facilitates an atmosphere of quality customer service to our schools and the public.

    Our core team consists of an Assistant Superintendent, seven Executive Directors and various other support and instructional staff.

    The mission of the ASIS Division is to lead and serve the district by helping teachers teach and learners learn and ensuring "every child reads, writes, thinks and speaks in every classroom every day" (NC New Schools). We carry out this mission by:

    • providing targeted professional development
    • supporting and facilitating PLC Teams
    • supporting principals
    • creating partnerships with schools
    • modeling research based pedagogical practices & resources
    • promoting the belief that all students can learn & advocating for students
    • facilitating the use of data to drive instruction
    • providing social and emotional supports to students
    • providing a common instructional framework
    • conducting instructional classroom/ school walkthroughs