The Interim Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning coordinates the departments of Curriculum and Instruction, Department of Education and Research (DERA), Diploma +, Early Childhood, English as a Second Language, and Special Education. These departments are responsible for providing the curriculum, instructional strategies, supports and materials necessary so that each student will exit high school prepared for college and careers in a global society and at every level, performance is on-track and on-time for success.
Alan King has been with Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools for 35 years. He taught math, science and computers at Northwest Middle, Quindaro Elementary, Rosedale Middle and New Stanley Elementary. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Catholic University of America, his Master of Arts from University of Missouri-Kansas City, and his Building Leadership and District Leadership licenses from Pittsburg State University.