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Instructional Programs

The Gulfport School District's Department of Instructional Programs is committed to advancing educational excellence through strategic initiatives, collaborative partnerships, and innovative instructional practices.


The mission of the Gulfport School District is to inspire each student to become a problem solver, lifelong learner, and productive member of society.

Core Values:

  1. Student-Centered Approach: We prioritize the needs and aspirations of students, placing them at the heart of our decision-making processes and initiatives.
  2. Collaboration and Partnership: We believe in the power of collaboration and actively seek partnerships with educators, families, and community stakeholders to achieve shared goals and objectives.
  3. Equity and Inclusion: We are committed to promoting equity and inclusion in education, ensuring that all students have equitable access to high-quality instruction and support services.
  4. Innovation and Adaptability: We embrace innovation and adaptability as catalysts for educational transformation, continuously exploring new methodologies and technologies to enhance teaching and learning.
  5. Professional Growth and Development: We are dedicated to fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth among educators, providing ongoing opportunities for reflection, skill development, and collaboration.


  • Curriculum Development and Alignment: We spearhead the development and alignment of curriculum frameworks, standards, and resources to ensure coherence, rigor, and relevance across all grade levels and subject areas.
  • Professional Learning and Development: We design and facilitate professional learning opportunities, workshops, and institutes to equip educators with the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to implement effective instructional practices and leverage technology in meaningful ways.
  • Data Analysis and Assessment: We collect, analyze, and interpret data to inform instructional decision-making, monitor student progress, and evaluate the effectiveness of instructional programs and initiatives.
  • Specialized Programs and Support Services: We provide specialized programs and support services tailored to meet the diverse needs of students, including English language learners, students with disabilities, and gifted learners.


Contact Us

Assistant Superintendent of Instructional Programs
Dr. Lea Bellon -
Administrative Assistant

Brigette Frost -

Building Location:
2001 Pass Road
Gulfport, MS 39501