• Supplemental Materials Committee


  • To review, evaluate, and recommend any supplemental materials to be added to the supplemental materials list  or to review, evaluate, and recommend any material suggested for review by a parent/guardian of a student in SUSD schools.


  • 1. Review materials that are brought to the committee

    2. Evaluate material based on a rubric that has been created by the committee for academic merit and potential sensitive issues

    3. Using the rubric, discuss the material’s value for academic merit, instruction of standards, and content

    4. By consensus, recommend the addition or removal of material as a supplement to the core curriculum

Time Commitment

  • Time Commitment is on an as needed basis, especially when:

    • A teacher or the teaching and learning department suggests materials  to be added to the supplemental materials list.
    • A review is suggested by a parent of current supplemental material that is part of the supplemental materials list.

Committee Members



    Rachel Holsteen-Bruyere, Arcadia Learning Community
    Carrie Kerscmar, Desert Mountain Learning Community
    Patricia Pellett, Desert Mountain Learning Community
    Jan Voelkel, Chaparral Learning Community
    Carine Werner, Saguaro Learning Community

    SUSD Staff

    Dr. Chris Asmussen, Mohave Principal
    Andrea Blanchet, Teaching and Learning
    Dr. Linda Brake, Special Education Director
    Lindsay Stollar Slover, Teaching and Learning
    Doreen Thomas, Mohave Teacher/Librarian
    Cathy Tirone, Technology Software Specialist
    Stephen Williamson, Teaching and Learning