CSSS Member Directory

Alabama
Alabama Department of Education Alabama Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Sandy LedwellSandy Ledwell, Ed.D
AMSTI Coordinator
Alabama State Dept. of Education
3339 Gordon Persons Building
PO Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130

Email
334-353-9151

Steve Ricks
AMSTI Director
Alabama Department of Education
50 North Ripley Street
Montgomery, AL 36130

Email
334-353-9151

Michal Grant Robinson, Ed.D.
Science Curriculum Specialist
Alabama Department of Education
3345 Gordon Persons Building
P. O. Box 302101
Montgomery, AL 36130-2101

Email
334-242-8059

Organizational Structure:
Local Control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 744,637
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 134

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Courses of Study

  • Information: Content standards are specified by grade level for Grades K-5. Standards for Grades 6-8 are taught in the following courses: Earth Science, Life Science, and Physical Science. The high school core consists of Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. The following elective core courses may also be offered: Aquascience, Botany, Earth and Space Science, Environmental Science, Forensic Science, Genetics, Geology, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Marine Science, and Zoology.
  • Last Updated: Current since 2005; presently being revised
State Science Assessment Information

  • Date Established: presently being revised
  • Given at what grades: 5, 7, High School
  • Type of Assessment: End of Course assessments
  • Time of Year: Fall, Spring

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Associate Members

Kay Atchison-Warfield