Dr. Kay Dugan
Assistant Superintendent for Learning
210 S. Church Rd.
Bensenville, IL 60106
630-766-5940 Ext. 1111
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Bensenville District 2 and Assistant Superintendent for Learning Dr.
Kay Dugan have emerged as leaders across the state in transforming
learning to the new Illinois Learning Standards Incorporating Common Core Standards.
Assessing these standards won't go into effect until 2014-15, but work
has already begun to enhance and adapt learning to the new standards in
Our teachers and administration began work in 2010-11 to
align and develop new curriculum to address these standards, which focus
on college and career readiness.
For more information, visit the Curriculum page.
A key component to implementing the Common Core Standards is adopting a teaching philosophy of Differentiation.
| Philosophy of Differentiation
Priority initiatives for teaching and learning
Focus on Standards/Essential Understandings: Incorporate with the new Illinois Learning Standards
with Common Core
Focus on Formative Assessment: Incorporate with new state accountability assessment system that
also focuses on formative assessment.
Focus on Data-Driven Decision Making: Intervention (RtI) and Instructional Planning
Focus on shared, systemic, strategic, sustainable, evidence-based Implementation Strategies that address both the adaptive challenges and technical procedures for change.
Learning and Curriculum staff