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Secondary Science


The Instructional Specialist for 6-12 Science provides direction and leadership for the overall administration and coordination of the science program for grades 6-12 and ensures the effective implementation of the North Carolina State Standards.

The Science Instructional Specialist develops, implements, and monitors the 6-12 science program within the schools, and provides leadership for district-wide science initiatives.

The Instructional Specialist supports the design and facilitation of on-going professional development and coaching teachers and teacher leaders.


The K-12 Science Coordinator is responsible for the following to support our community, parents, administrators, teachers, and students in Vance County Schools:

  • Provides direction and leadership in the development of a comprehensive science  curriculum for all 6-12 schools including scope and sequence documents, pacing guides, units of study, and balanced assessments
  • Ensures the 6-12 science program is in alignment with the North Carolina State Standards for 6-12 Science
  • Coordinates the selection of instructional materials, supplies, equipment, and textbooks to support the implementation of the Science standards
  • Reviews and evaluates results of state and district assessments, and recommends appropriate modifications to the science programs
  • Assists with the development and facilitation of district and school-based professional learning for teachers
  • Plans and facilitates weekly/monthly PLC (Professional Learning Communities) subject, grade level meetings with teachers
  • Collaborates with other departments within the Curriculum, Instruction, and Innovation Department as well as other divisions by providing technical assistance and support in the development and/or implementation of district programs, practices, and processes

Contact information:

  • Tamala Anderson, Secondary Math and Science Instructional Specialist
  • 252-492-2127 ext 2306