Develop instructional material, coordinate educational content, and incorporate current technology in specialized fields that provide guidelines to educators and instructors for developing curricula and conducting courses. Instructional coordinators, also known as curriculum specialists, staff development specialists or directors of instructional material, play a large role in improving the quality of education in the classroom. They train teachers and assess educational programs in terms of quality and adherence to regulations and standards. They also assist in implementing new technology in the classroom. Instructional coordinators often specialize in specific subjects, such as reading, language arts, mathematics or social studies.