Crawford Public Schools
Superintendent Eugene “Mo” Hanks and Crawford Public Schools began using the CLI Model during 21-22 to ensure alignment (assessment?) and instruction are aligned to the local curriculum they are developing for their content areas. This small PreK-12th grade district with an Elementary school and High School located in Northwest Nebraska has 22 teachers who wear many hats while educating around 180 students.
Fremont County School District 06
Led by Superintendent Troy Zickefoose, Fremont County School District #6 in central Wyoming began their working with CLI in 2022-2023. As a small, rural school district with less than 390 students K-12, they divide Subject Area Committee assignments between their staff of 41 teachers to make sure all grade levels and classes are represented.
Glenwood Community School District
Long-time supporters of the CLI Model for School Improvement, Superintendent Dr. Devin Embray and Dr. Chad Lang, Director of School Improvement and Human Resources, continue the process with their staff of 130 teachers who instruct over 2,000 students across five schools PreK-12 near the border of Iowa and Nebraska.
Hoopeston Area School District #11
Educating around 1,100 students in Eastern Illinois, Hoopeston Area School District utilizes CLI's systematic approach to direct school improvement efforts in their K-12 district. Curriculum Director, Michelle White has lead the charge in empowering the 83 teachers across 4 schools in their district to use the CLI process to build a capacity for leadership in curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Laramie County School District #1
Laramie County School District #1 in Cheyenne, Wyoming began working with CLI to support seven curriculum coordinators. Superintendent Dr. Steve Newton leads this urban district of around 14,000 students, 1,030 teachers, and 37 schools PreK-12 through various stages of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.
Lincoln County SD #1
Superintendent Teresa Chaulk, has been a strong supporter of the CLI Model in her small district in western Wyoming for over a decade. Her staff of 45 teachers who instruct approximately 630 students across three schools K-12, understand that the CLI Model is "just the way we do things here."
Mannheim School District 83
Franklin Park, Illinois
Mannheim School District 83, located just outside of Chicago, began partnering with CLI in the Spring of 2023. This K-8 district serves around 2,400 students across four schools, and looks forward to developing a common curriculum framework in all content areas and alignment across the district.
Niobrara County School District #1
Niobrara County School District #1 in rural Lusk, Wyoming, began using the CLI Model for School improvement in 2021-2022. Having previous experience with the CLI Model as a principal in another district, Superintendent George Mirich supports the the curriculum and assessment work for his roughly 85 teachers from across three schools which include 940 students K-12.
Niobrara Public Schools
A CLI district since 2017-2018, Niobrara Public Schools near the border of Nebraska and South Dakota is led by Superintendent Margaret Sandoz. With approximately 220 students attending grades PreK-12, teacher leaders facilitate the process for all 25 teachers in all content areas during professional development days.
Pennoyer SD 79
Serving just over 400 students in this small, one-school district just outside of Chicago, Pennoyer has partnered with CLI since the 2017-2018 school year to develop aligned curriculum, instruction, and assessment for all content areas. The administration and staff at Pennoyer provide leadership for changes toward improved student learning. Starting in 2021, they began writing curriculum for their Structured Learning programs as well!
Sublette County SD #9
Big Piney, WY
With a strong background in PLCs, Dr. Charles Jenks saw the connection between the CLI Model for School Improvement and Professional Learning Communities immediately. The small district with approximately 470 students in western Wyoming began developing curriculum, instruction, and assessments using the CLI Model in 2010-2011 and continues the process with their 45 teachers across four schools K-12 today.
Superior Public Schools
CLI began a partnership with Superior Public Schools in 2018-2019. Located close to the Kansas-Nebraska border, Superior has around 410 students, 40 teachers, and 3 schools serving students PreK-12. Superintendent John Whetzal supports his team of local curriculum leaders who co-facilitate the processes.
Sweetwater County SD #1
Rock Springs, WY
We’re happy to continue working with Jodie Garner, Chief Academic Officer, and all of the great educators in this district who have consistently been seeing improvements in assessment scores. A partner since 2014-2015, every content area has gone through the CLI Model and uses a systematic approach to improve teaching.
USD 244 Burlington
2023-2024 marks Burlington USD 244's 11th year partnering with CLI! This PK-12 district, located in Burlington, Kansas, serves just over 800 students and has used the CLI model to align curriculum at the Elementary, Middle, and High School levels where they have seen both improved learning and increased assessment scores.
USD 467 Leoti-Wichita County
Located in Western Kansas, Leoti-Wichita County USD 467, with 385 students PreK-12, 34 teachers, and two schools, is led by Superintendent Lori Maxwell. Superintendent Maxwell brings knowledge of the CLI Model for School Improvement from her previous district and works to incorporate the local history and culture throughout the process.
West Chicago District 33
West Chicago, IL
West Chicago District 33 began working with the CLI Model in the 2010-2011 school year. We are excited to continue our partnership with this large PK-8 district that serves 3,500 students across 7 schools. Their strong teacher leaders represented in their Curriculum Governance Team work to ensure the pillars of curriculum, instruction, and assessment are aligned and have a common framework across the district.
“Our district has grown immensely through the process of identifying and building out our curriculum. The readiness and willingness to answer questions at the drop of a hat has been incredibly valuable for us.”
Instructional Facilitator and Assistant Principal,
Lincoln County School District #1, WY