CSSS Member Directory

New Hampshire
New Hampshire Department of Education Science New Hampshire Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Barbara Hopkins
Administrator, Science Education
New Hampshire Department of Education
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH, 03301

Email
603-271-1953

Organizational Structure:
Local Control
Description: New Hampshire Curriculum Frameworks for Science Literacy
End of Course Competencies for High School
Science Assessment part of New England Common Assessment
Program with Vermont and Rhode Island.

State Education Demographics

  • Number of PreK-12 Students: 197,160 (2009)
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 162 School Districts administered by 85 School Administrative Units.
State Science Frameworks New Hampshire Dept. of Education - Science

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

New Hampshire DOE Division of Instruction New Hampshire DOE Division of Instruction
New Hampshire DOE Curriculum New Hampshire DOE Curriculum

  • Last updated: June 2006

New Hampshire Frameworks For Science Literacy K-12 New Hampshire Frameworks For Science Literacy K-12 (pdf)

Details: Organized in 3 content domains and one skills domain: Earth Space Science (ESS), Life Science (LS), Physical Science (PS) and Science Process Skills (SPS).  Document includes Grade Span Expectations for K-4, 5-8, 9-12 and NECAP Science Assessment Targets for grade 4,8, and 11.

State Science Assessment Information

  • Date Established: 2006
  • Grades tested: 4,8,11
  • Time of Year: Spring (window in May)
  • Other Details: common assessment with Vermont and Rhode Island that includes an inquiry task for students.

New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP) New England Common Assessment Program (NECAP)
NECAP Science Resources NECAP Science Resources

Other Useful State Links:

NH Science Teachers Association NH Science Teachers Association
Open-NH (Online PD) OPEN NH (Online PD)
Mount Washington Observatory Mount Washington Observatory-Weather observatory on our highest peak

Other CSSS members from this state:

Affiliate Member

Janet Chamberlin
Jennifer Dunn
Louis Roussos
Betsy A. Stefany
Karen Whistler

Associate Members

Stanley Freeda
Jan McLaughlin