Shelton's Adoption Committee

Adoption Committee

Adoption Committee is now accepting applications
Posted on 10/18/2023
Adoption Committee is now accepting applications

Deadline for application is 11:59pm on November 15, 2023

The purpose of the Adoption Committee is the evaluation and recommendation of instructional materials for adoption to the Shelton School District Instructional Materials Committee IMC. After review of the decision by the Adoption Committee, the IMC submits the instructional materials for approval by the Shelton School Board.

The adoption committee’s role is the recommendation of instructional materials that best meet the needs of Shelton School District students, in preparing them to advance to the next educational level and culminate in college and career readiness.

The committee ensures that adoption decisions are fair and unbiased to potential selections under review and evaluation and that the processes include appropriate representation from stakeholders. In addition, the committee ensures materials conform to applicable state and federal laws and meet the goals and/or learning standards of the district and state

Responsibilities of Adoption Committee Members

  • Attend ALL scheduled meetings
  • Adhere to agreed-upon group norms
  • Contribute to the group’s work

In addition, all instructional materials committee members must display the following qualities:

  • Willingness to learn about the research and best practices for the content area and utilize the information in evaluating instructional materials
  • Review student achievement, demographic and materials field-test data to assist in decision making
  • Consider information from teachers and other educators from surveys, interviews, or other methods.
  • Ability to listen to and consider all perspectives and points of view interpersonal and communication skills contributing to group work and discussions
  • Ability to abide by majority decisions of the committee
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when required to ensure fairness in commercially competitive transactions

Deadline for application is 11:59pm on Wednesday November 15, 2023

Application Form

  • 700 S. First St., Shelton, WA 98584
  • p: 360-426-1687
  • f: 360-427-8610

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT: Shelton School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:

Title IX Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Section 504/ADA Coordinator: Ivy Kardes, Director of Special Services; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-2151; Email: [email protected]

Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator: Tabitha Whiting, Executive Dir. of Human Resources; 700 S. First Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-1687; Email: [email protected]

Gender Inclusive School Coordinator: Rich Squire, Safety and Security Manager; 700 S. 1st Street; Shelton, WA 98584; 360-426-6322; Email: [email protected]

You can report discrimination and discriminatory harassment to any school staff member or to the district's Civil Rights Coordinator, listed above. You also have the right to file a complaint.

For a copy of your district’s nondiscrimination policy and procedure, contact your school or district office or view Policy and Procedure 3210 online here: Policy & Procedure - Shelton School District

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