Pam Betten

Chief Academic Officer
Sunnyside Unified School District

Pam Betten serves as the Chief Academic Officer, leading the Curriculum & Instruction Department for Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona. She provides direct oversight for core content area directors, special populations and exceptional education departments and professional development. Additionally, providing guidance in curricular decisions, instructional design and delivery, strategic planning around a graduate profile. Formative assessment that is focused on learning and the development of identity, culture, and student agency are the cornerstones of the work.

Pam served the Sunnyside community for 14 years as a principal prior to joining the Superintendent's Cabinet. She has also been engaged at a local, state and national level around standards, dual language, school improvement and teaching and learning. The goal of equity in education has framed and fueled her passion and commitment to the work.

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