CSSS Member Directory

South Carolina
South Carolina Department of Education South Carolina Department of Education

CSSS Member Information:

Michael Cosenza
Science Education Associate
South Carolina Department of Education
1429 Senate Street, Office 611-D
Columbia, SC 29201

Email
803-734-0564

Kirsten Hural
Education Associate II
South Carolina Dept. of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Email
803-734-5981

Brenda Ponsard
Education Associate for Science
Office of Assessments
South Carolina Dept. of Education
1429 Rutledge Street, Office 200-K
Columbia, SC 29201

Email
803-734-0371

Dr. Deanna S. Taylor
Science Education Associate
South Carolina Dept. of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Email
803-734-8537

Llewellyn Shealy
Education Associate
South Carolina Dept. of Education
1429 Senate Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Email
803-734-8529

Organizational Structure:
Curriculum: Local Control

State Education Demographics

  • Number of K-12 Students: 760,500

Standards Resources:  Curriculum and Instruction

Science Academic Standards Science Academic Standards
Science Academic Standards Science Support Documents and Resources

State Science Assessment Information

  • Date Established: 2017
  • Grades tested: 4-8 Science, Biology
  • Time of Year: fall/winter, spring, and summer for Biology, spring for science
Other CSSS members from this state:

Associate Members

Linda Sinclair

Honorary Life Member

Peggy Cain