Carolyn Randolph

National Science Teachers Association

Current National Advisory Committee member

Primary COSEE Affiliation:

Other affiliations:

Interaction with COSEE Network:

Attends National Advisory Committee meetings

Background with Respect to Ocean Sciences Education:

Dr. Randolph has had a wide range of science education experiences. She was the 2002-2003 National
Science Teachers Association President. Her experiences include: Assistant Executive Director and
Executive Director for The South Carolina Education Association. She served as the Vice President for
Outreach and Research with the South Carolina Governor's School for Mathematics and Science. She
joined the Governor's School after nearly 25 years with Lexington School District Two in West
Columbia, SC where she was a high school science teacher, department head and district science
coordinator. She has also worked in the post secondary setting serving as an instructor at Fisk University,
Nasville TN; and as an adjunct at both the University of South Carolina and the College of Charleston.
Dr. Randolph's professional activities have centered on establishing and maintaining a strong science
curriculum for students. She chaired the SC Science Curriculum Frameworks Writing Team and worked
on the Science Acheivement Standards Revision Committee and the SAT Improvement Committee. She continues to be an active member of NSTA, South Carolina Science Council, National Science Leadership Association, chairing and participating on committees and panels.

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