CSSS Member Directory

California
California Department of Education California Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Chris Breazeale
Education Programs Consultant
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Office
California Department of Education
1430 N. Street, Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-319-0600

Shannon Gordon
Education Programs Consultant
Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Office
California Department of Education
1430 N. Street, Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-319-0190

Monique McWayne
Education Administrator
California Department of Education
1430 N. Street, Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-319-0505

Dr. Blessing T. Mupanduki
Education Research and Evaluation Science Consultant
California Dept. of Education
1430 N. Street
Suite 4401
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-319-0349

Carrie Roberts
Director
California Dept. of Education
1430 N. Street
Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-324-6599

Karen Shores
Education Administrator
California Dept. of Education
1430 N. Street
Suite 4309
Sacramento, CA 95814

Email
916-319-0505

Organizational Structure:
Local control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: approximately 6.3 million (2006-07)
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 9,920 schools

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

California Dept. of Ed. - Science California Department of Education - Science (pdf)

Information: Adopted are the Science Content Standards for California Pulbic Schools K-12 and the Science Framework for California  Public Schools K-12 (supports the standards document)

State Science Assessment Information

  • Given at what grades: 5,8,10, and 9-11 end-of-course
  • Time of Year: At the point at which  85% of the instructional year has passed.
  • First Operational Date: 9-11 e-o-c:2001, grade 5: 2003, grades 8 and 10:2006
  • Type of Assessment: Multiple Choice

Standardized Testing and Reporting Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)

Other Useful State Links:

California Science Teachers Association California Science Teachers Association

Other CSSS members from this state:

Associate Members

Stacey Hernandez
Cinda Parton
Matt Silberglitt
Deborah Tucker

Affiliate Members

Ann Reid
Eugenie C. Scott
Art Sussman