CSSS Member Directory

Iowa Department of Education Iowa Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Kris Kilibarda
State Science Consultant
Iowa Dept. of Education
400 East 14th
Des Moines, IA 50319-0146


Organizational Structure:
Local Control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 496,000
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 348 public districts and 1396 public buildings

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Standards of Learning for Iowa Standards of Learning for Iowa

State Science Assessment Information

  • Date Established: Iowa Assessments 2011
  • Grades tested: 5, 8, 11
  • Time of Year: 3 administrative options – fall, winter, or spring
  • Other Details: districts identify a second assessment for state reporting
Other Useful State Links:

Iowa Department of Education  Iowa Department of Education

Other CSSS members from this state:

Associate Members

Dr. Yvette McCulley
Kathy McKee

Affiliate Members

Lynne Campbell

Honorary Members

Jack A. Gerlovich
Ken Hartman