Curriculum Implementation

Our team builds the capacity of district and school leaders to create structures that center the implementation of High-Quality Instructional Materials (HQI) so that teachers can ensure equitable outcomes for all students.

About Curriculum Implementation Services

Over the course of three years, CORE Learning will partner with school districts to provide district and school-level curriculum implementation support. We will collaborate with your team to develop detailed implementation plans and provide ongoing project management through virtual meetings. Our model (below) supports Local Education Agencies (LEAs) from the adoption process to successfully implementing high-quality K-12 math and ELA instructional materials.

CORE Curriculum Implementation Model:


Build sustainable district and school-level curriculum implementation systems.  

Professional Learning

Provide professional learning experiences that enable teachers and leaders to effectively support and implement high-quality instructional materials.

Continuous Improvement

Develop and implement cycles of improvement for strategic learning.

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The CORE Learning team is here to share information, answer any questions you may have, and partner to meet your educators’ and students’ needs.

Meet Our Curriculum Experts

Robert Sheffield

President | CORE Learning

Robert Sheffield specializes in organizational development, performance management, and leadership development. As CORE’s president, Robert works nationally to promote the science of reading instruction and to transform ELA and math professional learning for educators in order to improve teaching and learning in the districts and schools serving our nation’s most vulnerable students.

Expertise in Curriculum Adoption and Implementation

Jamahr McDaniel

Senior Director, Curriculum Services | Pivot Learning

Jamahr McDaniel is a passionate educational leader focused on ensuring equitable experiences for all educators and students. Jamahr started his career as a Kindergarten Teacher at Polk Avenue Elementary School in Florida and then was a First Grade Boys Teacher at Septima Clark Public Charter School in DC. Later he worked at Imagine Southeast Public Charter School in DC as a First Grade Boys Teacher, Academy Leader, Instructional Coach, and Assistant Principal.

Expertise in Curriculum Adoption and Implementation

Sunday Steele

Managing Director, Curriculum Services | Pivot Learning

Dr. Sunday Steele is a passionate, mission-driven educator who has dedicated the past twenty-three years advocating for students and dismantling educational barriers. As Managing Director for the Curriculum Services Team, Sunday supports the team with deploying our Adoption and Implementation Services for high-quality instructional materials in districts across the country and leads the development of products and services for the team.

Expertise in Curriculum Adoption and Implementation

Allison Carter

Vice President, Curriculum Services | Pivot Learning

Allison Carter leads a portfolio of projects, which includes three networks of school districts working together to solve shared problems of practice, several research-focused projects, and a project focused on working with districts to redesign state-mandated Local Control and Accountability Plans. In her first five years at Pivot, Allison served as a Program Manager focused on designing and implementing large-scale change projects with school districts, including Los Angeles Unified School District (USD), Chicago Public Schools, Seattle Public Schools, and Sacramento City USD.

Expertise in Curriculum Adoption and Implementation

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Let’s partner to transform teaching and learning.