CSSS Member Directory

Pennsylvania Department of Education Pennsylvania Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

David Bauman
Science Advisor
Pennsylvania Department of Education
333 Market Street, 8th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17126


Organizational Structure:
Local Control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 2,119,481 (2004-5 school year)
  • Number of School Administrative Units: 501 school districts

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Standards of Learning for Pennsylvania Standards of Learning for Pennsylvania

  • Last updated: 2002

State Science Assessment Information

  • Given at what grades: grade 4, 8, 11
  • Type of Assessment: test of about 60 items,  selected response, open ended and scenarios
  • Other information: Assessment Anchor explains the content tested at each grade

Assessment Anchors Assessment Anchors

Other CSSS members from this state:

Associate Members

G. Kip Bollinger

Affiliate Members

Carla Zembal-Saul