PBL Curriculum Committees

PBL Schools are committed to providing a rigorous curriculum, aligned to state approved standards, which will empower students to reach their maximum potential and compete at the highest levels.  It is with these goals in mind that PBL has established 4 content specific curriculum committees, (English/Language Arts, Math, Science, & Social Science) committee work began in the summer of 2015.

Check out the brochure for the new committees here

The job description for committee membership is located here

2015-2017 Curriculum Committee Members

ELA Math Science SS
K Laura Peden Jill Becker
1 Kara Kinzinger Kelly Neukomm Sue Skonberg Sue Skonberg
2  Amy Johnson/Kourtney Bradd Jill Steiner
3 Michelle Coe Sharla Waugh Tiffany Linton Rachel Dewey
4 Lisa Niewold Emilie Ross Michele Rolon
5 Jessica Brown  Brad Pickens Kathy Dowling
6 Hillary Sawyer Sally Ellis
7 Raquel Eshleman Kara Harrison  Rob Pacey
8 Rachel Hurliman
HS Nancy Streitmatter Mindy Duley Steve Wright Jeff Sinn
HS Dawn Houser Sheila Pickens  Blake Bodine
Co-Chair Amanda Wetherell/Tara Tighe Travis Duley/Tara Tighe/Cathy Carter Shide Barry Wright/Tara Tighe Josh Didier/Tara Tighe
Some of the projects the committees will be responsible for include:
  • Creation of K-12 scope & sequence
  • Sample standards aligned lesson plans
  • Exemplar student work examples
  • Extension activities for gifted students
  • Cross-curricular projects
  • Systemic review of curricular supplies & materials
  • Creation of student assessments (formative and summative) and scoring rubrics
Committee Membership Qualifications
  • Commit to a 2 year term
  • Willing to work after school & summer hours
  • Expertise in subject/content area
  • Collaborative & innovative
  • Willing to share with and lead grade level/subject area teams

2017-2018 Meeting Dates


Math: TBD

Social Studies: TBD

Science: TBD

* meeting will be held in the unit office board room unless otherwise noted


Previous meeting agendas

English/Language Arts

June 2015 ELA Agenda

August 2015 ELA Agenda

December 2015 ELA Agenda

April 2016 ELA Agenda

Social Studies

June 2015 SS Agenda

October 2015 SS Agenda

February 2016 SS Agenda


June 2015 Science agenda

September 2015 Science Agenda

March 2016 Science Agenda


June  2015 Math  Agenda

November 2015 Math Committee

May 2016 Math Agenda

"Excellence through Rigor, Relevance, & Relationships."

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