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Instructional Coordinators


Instructional coordinators seek to increase the quality of student education by assessing and improving school curriculums, evaluating student learning, reviewing and ordering new course materials, working with educators to improve their teaching methods, and integrating technology into the learning experience. Many instructional coordinators have backgrounds in teaching, school administration, and instructional design. Some focus on special education or English as a Second Language programs. Approximately 181,600 instructional coordinators are employed in the United States. They are also known as assistant superintendents of instruction, curriculum specialists, and instructional coaches.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree




About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

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Career Ladder
Consultant or College Professor

District-Level Curriculum Coordinator or School Superintendent

Instructional Coordinator

Instructional Designer

Teacher or Principal