Teaching and Learning

The Teaching and Learning Department promotes academic excellence, enhances educational opportunities for Cass School District 63 students and staff and strives to improve the quality of teaching and learning by providing leadership and support. Various topics included within the scope of this department include: curriculum, instruction, assessment, professional development, grant writing and reporting, resource adoption, Special Education, English language learning, Gifted Program, library services and instructional technology (in partnership with the Technology Department).  


 Learning Standards

At the start of the 2017/18 School Year Cass District 63 will be moving to a standards-based system of grading and reporting.  

Standards-based grading are systems of instruction, assessment, grading, and academic reporting that are based on students demonstrating understanding of a set of predetermined standard(s) based on content and subject area expectations.  

Please use the links below to access the District’s Standards.

Contact Information




Dr. Laura Anderson
District Director of Teaching and Learning
331/481-4000 ext. 4014

Cass School District 63
8502 Bailey Road
Darien, Illinois 60561-5333
331/481-4000 • FAX 331/481-4001

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