About The NCDPI K-12 Science Team

The K-12 Science Team's purpose is to support teachers with the North Carolina Science Essential Standards. The current state content standards were approved by the North Carolina State Board of Education in 2010, with required implementation for schools in 2012. The work of the K-12 Science Team includes: academic standards; support documents and professional learning.

Contact the K-12 Science Team for more information or to request support for your Public School Unit.

The NCDPI K-12 Science Team

Charles Aiken, Ed.D.
Section Chief for Math, Science, and STEM
(984) 236-2837

Marilyn Johns
Administrative Specialist
(984) 236-2838

Debra Hall, Ph.D.
K-5 Science Consultant
(984) 236-2845

Gavin Fradel
6-8 Science Consultant
(984) 236-2836

Benita Tipton
9-12 Science Consultant
(984) 236-2843

Alexis Wood
9-12 Science Consultant
(984) 236-2849

Information and Resources

For more information about the work of the K-12 Science team and to browse K-12 Science resources, visit our subpages below:

Legislation & Policy

Professional Learning

Standard Course of Study & Supporting Resources