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Instruction & Learning Support Branch


Promotes the policy and budget priorities of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction before the Legislature, Congress, and the state and federal Administrations, and provides guidance and support for the development and oversight of high quality charter schools.

Lupita Cortez Alcalá,
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction

Phone: 916-319-0821
Fax: 916-319-0116


Biography for Lupita Cortez Alcalá, Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction

Divisions/Offices

Career & College Transition Division
Provides administrative services, resources, and policy support to local educational agencies to improve performance in secondary education, including middle and high schools, adult education, career technical education, workforce development, and distance learning programs.

Early Education & Support Division
Provides leadership and support to contractors and the child development community, ensuring high quality early education programs are provided to children ages birth to 13 years.

Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division
The Curriculum Frameworks & Instructional Resources Division supports the Curriculum Commission, develops curriculum frameworks, oversees the adoption of instructional materials, produces and distributes instructional materials in specialized media.

English Learner Support Division

Professional Learning Support Division
Provides direction and resources to support educators to increase their content knowledge and the effectiveness of their instructional support strategies to meet the unique needs of every student, including English learners, to ensure high academic achievement.

Questions:   Instruction & Learning Support Branch | 916-319-0821
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