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The Department of Science, as part of the Office of Elementary Education and Reading, and the Office of Secondary Education, is responsible for providing support to teachers and schools throughout the state in the implementation of the 2010 Science Framework and the transition to the 2018 Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards (MSCCRS) for Science. The staff in the Department of Science develops resources for teachers, delivers statewide and school-based professional development, and supports schools in the alignment of curriculum, instruction, and assessment.

Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards for Science (2018)

Mississippi Science Assessment Programs (MAAP-SCI and EOC Biology) Information

Instructional Resources 

Professional Development Services

District and school administrators may request on-site professional development offered through our Regional Service Delivery Model. 

Professional Development Staff

Tanjanikia McKinney, Science Professional Development Coordinator,

Science Fair

Organizations and Awards

Mississippi Science Special Topics Course Application




Dr. Kevin L. Gaylor

K-12 Science Director

Tanjanikia McKinney

Science Professional Development Coordinator