Director of Curriculum & Instruction

Mr. Brett Fickes

Phone: 708-225-4023


Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Brett Fickes

Welcome to the Curriculum and Instruction section. District 205 offers a comprehensive curriculum to meet students’ needs and interests, with a variety of offerings in the core areas, as well as electives. Curriculum and Instruction and External Funding, responsibilities include:
    • Curriculum Development and Renewal
    • Curriculum Handbook
    • Professional Development
    • New Teacher and Mentor Programs
    • Curriculum and Instruction in All Content Areas
    • Advanced Placement (AP) Program
    • Grant Programs

District 205 strives to provide students a rigorous and relevant curriculum to prepare them for a challenging future. Through the tremendous efforts of our staff and students, the District has implemented cutting edge initiatives like:

  • International Baccalaureate Program
  • Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
  • Project Lead the Way Engineering program
  • Project Lead the Way Biomedical Sciences program
  • Pre-Pharmacy program with South Suburban College and the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Entrepreneurial program with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Curriculum & Instruction Staff

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  • 2.
    • TBA
    • Executive Administrative Assistant
    • 708-225-4030

District Transformation Committee