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Educational Services

This is a collection of Educational Services-related resources that are managed by various departments across the district and are intended to be used by all staff when the need arises. They have been grouped together for convenience.



Department Resources

Curriculum & Instruction Resources

Instructure- Professional Development

DNUSD's professional learning portal. Find training in IReady, SIPPS, state testing standards, and more.

K-8 Academic Planner

Supports K-8 educators in our district. This all-in-one resource, created by our Curriculum and Instruction Department, streamlines the process of curriculum planning, student assessments, grading timelines, PLCs, and more.

Smarter Balanced Consortium

The Smarter Balanced assessment system includes a comprehensive suite of standards-aligned assessments and tools—including instructional supports, interim assessments, and summative assessments—to support effective teaching and maximize learning for each individual student.

Smarter Balanced Consortium - Parent Support Guide

Parent roadmaps in English language arts/literacy provide guidance to parents about what their children will be learning and how they can support that learning in grades K-8.

California Department of Education

The California Department of Education helps schools ensure that all students meet the standards.

Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP)

DRDP Essential View (Used in Preschool Classrooms)

The DRDP (2015) is an assessment teachers use to gather information to support children’s learning and development. The DRDP (2015) is used in CDE-funded early care and education programs from birth to the start of kindergarten, including infants and toddlers with Individualized Family Service Plans (IFSPs) and preschool-age children with Individualized Education Programs (IEPs).  

DRDP Essential View (en español)

Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) Resources

CDE: Comprehensive Support and Improvement

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires state educational agencies to determine school eligibility for comprehensive support and improvement (CSI). Local educational agencies (LEAs) with schools that meet the criteria for CSI must collaborate with educational partners to locally develop and implement a plan to improve student outcomes.

Targeted Support AND IMPROVEMENT (TSI) & Additional Targeted Support AND IMPROVEMENT (ATSI)

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) requires state educational agencies to determine school eligibility for targeted support and improvement (TSI) and additional targeted support and improvement (ATSI).

Health Education Framework

Health Education Framework Information

The 2019 Health Education Curriculum Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve (Health Education Framework) is a guidance document that districts may use when developing health education programs for students. The framework provides guidance for teachers and administrators on how to teach California’s 2008 Health Education Content Standards.

Health Services Resources

Health Services Staff Resource Manual

Use this procedure manual provided for Health Services staff at Del Norte Unified School District.

CDC School Health Information

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recognizes that school administrators, teachers, staff, and parents are concerned about influenza (flu), particularly its effects on children. Educators and staff can help slow the spread of respiratory illnesses, including flu. On this page, you will find information on preventing the flu as well as materials and tools for schools.

School Climate/PBIS

Staff Directory

Tom Kissinger

Assistant Superintendent of Educational Services
Educational Services

Krisitn Bergren

Executive Assistant
Educational Services

Karen Hoffman

Secretary I
Educational Services