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Alfredia Griffin.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Alfredia Griffin
Administrator, CACFP/SFSP
334-242-8244agriffin@alsde.edu
None
3/12/2015 12:39 PMBrown Susan8/23/2017 9:48 AMSimpson Bill299
Section
Alicia Hodge.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB HodgeAlicia Hodge
Education Administrator
334-242-8114ahodge@alsde.edu
None
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Special Education Services
9/18/2014 9:14 AMBrown Susan9/8/2016 6:41 AMBrown Susan220
Reading Staff
Allison Kelley.JPG
  
1220 x 1440394 KB KelleyAllisonAllison Kelley
akelley@alsde.edu
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ARI08, 04
2
5/20/2014 9:52 AMSides Rebecca9/16/2016 12:52 PMBrown Susan116
Section; Federal Programs Region Specialist
Amanda Gann.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Amanda Gann
Education Specialist
334-242-8199agann@alsde.edu
None
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Federal Programs01
7/9/2015 6:30 AMBrown Susan5/13/2016 1:07 PMBrown Susan329
Reading Staff
Amanda McClure.jpg
  
392 x 43833 KB McClureAmandaAmanda McClure
amcclure@alsde.edu
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ARI10
6
5/13/2014 2:47 PMSides Rebecca8/29/2014 1:45 PMSides Rebecca109
Section
Andy Meadows.JPG
  
3264 x 49283729 KB MeadowsAndyAndy Meadows
Education Specialist
334-353-1191ameadows@alsde.edu
None
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Instructional Services
Arts8/21/2014 10:43 AMBrown Susan4/19/2016 1:09 PMBrown Susan177
Executive
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ANDY-CRAIG.jpg
  
450 x 611240 KB CraigJamesJames Andrew Craig
Deputy State Superintendent, Division of Administrative and Financial Services
334-694-4553acraig@alsde.edu
James Andrew Craig serves as the Deputy State Superintendent.  He has responsibility for the Administrative and Financial Support Division in the Alabama State Department of Education.  This Division includes the following:
Departmental Support:
  Budget
  Operations
  SDE Accounting

LEA Support:
  Child Nutrition Programs
  LEA Accounting
  LEA Fiscal Accountability
  Pupil Transportation
  School Architect

Disability Determination Services (DDS)
Human Resources

He took on this role after serving seven years as Superintendent of Education for Hoover City Schools (2007-2014).  During his tenure in Hoover, Craig helped implement continuous improvement plans for the district, led capital expansions and spearheaded major technology and safety initiatives.

He is a member of the School Superintendents of Alabama, Alabama Association of School Boards, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Prior to being named superintendent, Craig served as Hoover City Schools’ interim superintendent (2006) as well as the system’s assistant superintendent for finance (2001-2006). Craig, a certified public accountant (CPA), worked in Decatur City Schools as director of finance (1998-2001).  Craig is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, with a B.S. in Accounting. He is a Tennessee native.  He and his wife, Ginger, have two children - Graham and Casey.
James Andrew Craig serves as the Deputy State Superintendent.  He has responsibility for the Administrative and Financial Support Division in the Alabama State Department of Education.  This Division includes the following:
Departmental Support:
  Budget
  Operations
  SDE Accounting

LEA Support:
  Child Nutrition Programs
  LEA Accounting
  LEA Fiscal Accountability
  Pupil Transportation
  School Architect

Disability Determination Services (DDS)
Human Resources

He took on this role after serving seven years as Superintendent of Education for Hoover City Schools (2007-2014).  During his tenure in Hoover, Craig helped implement continuous improvement plans for the district, led capital expansions and spearheaded major technology and safety initiatives.

He is a member of the School Superintendents of Alabama, Alabama Association of School Boards, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, and Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants.

Prior to being named superintendent, Craig served as Hoover City Schools’ interim superintendent (2006) as well as the system’s assistant superintendent for finance (2001-2006). Craig, a certified public accountant (CPA), worked in Decatur City Schools as director of finance (1998-2001).  Craig is a graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, with a B.S. in Accounting. He is a Tennessee native.  He and his wife, Ginger, have two children - Graham and Casey.
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2/19/2015 9:01 AMBrown Susan6/6/2019 7:27 AMSides Rebecca275
Section; Executive
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AngelaMartin2020.jpg
  
1200 x 15221095 KB MartinAngelaAngela Martin
Assistant State Superintendent of Evaluation, Accountability and Support
334-694-4516amartin@alsde.edu
Mrs. Angela Martin has served as the Assistant State Superintendent of Evaluation, Accountability and Support for the Alabama State Department of Education since March 16, 2020. In this role, she oversees the following sections:
Federal Programs
Special Education
Student Assessment
Accountability

Prior to being appointed to her present position, from 2012 until March 2020, Mrs. Martin served the Alabama State Department of Education in various capacities such as the Director of the Federal Programs, Coordinator of Accountability, Education Administrator and Education Specialist.  She led many federal departmental efforts supporting improvement opportunities for students in Alabama.

Mrs. Martin’s career in education spans 24+ years, which includes being a teacher, mentor, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator. As a central office administrator, she was afforded the opportunity to support new teachers, counselors, assessment coordination, accountability, curriculum, media specialists and human resources.  Mrs. Martin has earned degrees from Auburn University Montgomery, Alabama State University, and completed doctoral course work at Auburn University.  She has one daughter, who is currently an educator in the state of Alabama, and a granddaughter.
Mrs. Angela Martin has served as the Assistant State Superintendent of Evaluation, Accountability and Support for the Alabama State Department of Education since March 16, 2020. In this role, she oversees the following sections:
Federal Programs
Special Education
Student Assessment
Accountability

Prior to being appointed to her present position, from 2012 until March 2020, Mrs. Martin served the Alabama State Department of Education in various capacities such as the Director of the Federal Programs, Coordinator of Accountability, Education Administrator and Education Specialist. She led many federal departmental efforts supporting improvement opportunities for students in Alabama.

Mrs. Martin’s career in education spans 24+ years, which includes being a teacher, mentor, assistant principal, principal, and central office administrator. As a central office administrator, she was afforded the opportunity to support new teachers, counselors, assessment coordination, accountability, curriculum, media specialists and human resources. Mrs. Martin has earned degrees from Auburn University Montgomery, Alabama State University, and completed doctoral course work at Auburn University. She has one daughter, who is currently an educator in the state of Alabama, and a granddaughter.
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Angelice Lowe.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Angelice Lowe
Commodity Specialist
334-242-8240alowe@alsde.edu
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Child Nutrition Programs
Food Distribution3/12/2015 12:35 PMBrown Susan5/27/2015 7:16 AMBrown Susan286
Section; Federal Programs Region Specialist
Audrie Bradford.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Audrie Bradford
Education Specialist
334-242-8199abradford@alsde.edu
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Federal Programs08
7/9/2015 6:30 AMBrown Susan11/6/2015 7:52 AMBrown Susan327
Section
Ayanna Long.jpg
  
240 x 39429 KB Ayanna Long
Education Specialist
334-242-8165along@alsde.edu
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Prevention & Support Services
8/25/2014 6:53 AMBrown Susan9/28/2015 2:32 PMBrown Susan198
Section
Barry Kachelhofer.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Barry Kachelhofer
Program Coordinator
334-242-9914barryk@alsde.edu
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LEA Accounting; Office of LEA Support
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1/26/2016 1:50 PMBrown Susan8/17/2017 3:00 AMBrown Susan416
Section
Belinda Cooley.jpg
  
2454 x 34344317 KB CooleyBeLindaBelinda Cooley
Human Resources Director
334-242-9900hr@alsde.edu
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Human Resources
8/22/2017 12:25 PMSimpson Bill8/23/2017 7:45 AMSimpson Bill486
Section
Ben Guthrie.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Ben Guthrie
Education Specialist
334-242-8218bguthrie@alsde.edu
None
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Child Nutrition Programs
CACFP/SFSP3/12/2015 12:39 PMBrown Susan11/10/2017 2:06 AMBrown Susan302
Section
Bennie Schierman.jpg
  
558 x 76854 KB Ben Scheierman
Education Specialist
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Career & Technical Education
11/17/2015 10:01 AMBrown Susan10/25/2018 4:38 PMSides Rebecca400
Section
Bernice Harrison.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB HarrisonBernice Harrison
Education Specialist
334-242-8114brush-harrison@alsde.edu
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Special Education Services
9/18/2014 9:17 AMBrown Susan9/8/2016 6:45 AMBrown Susan221
Section
Beth Hickman.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB HickmanBeth Hickman
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CCRS3/22/2017 1:08 PMBrown Susan3/22/2017 2:50 PMBrown Susan472
Section; Federal Programs Region Specialist
Beth Joseph.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Beth Joseph
Education Administrator
334-242-8199bjoseph@alsde.edu
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Federal Programs
7/9/2015 6:30 AMBrown Susan4/27/2017 1:30 PMSimpson Bill331
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Betty Peters.jpg
  
360 x 480193 KB PetersBettyBetty Peters
334-701-9810334-701-9810betty.peters83@yahoo.com
107 Riveredge Parkway
DothanAL36303
<div>
&#160;Current Term: 2015-2019

Representative, Alabama State Board of Education - District 2
107 Riveredge Parkway, Dothan, AL 36303

</div><div>&#160;</div><div>"I agree with Abraham Lincoln, who is reputed to have said that the philosophy of the classroom today is the philosophy of the government tomorrow. We will indeed reap what we teach, or neglect to teach, in our classrooms. That is why it is critical to the progress, and even ultimately to the survival, of our state and nation that we instill in our young people the right morals and sufficient knowledge to be both well-educated and good citizens." </div><div>
<strong>Background and Employment</strong>
◾1965 graduate of Dothan High School
◾ Student, Wallace Community College, Dothan
◾1983 graduate of Troy State University-Dothan, Summa Cum Laude, with
      BS in Accounting
◾Secretary-Payroll Clerk, Auburn University
◾Secretary, Public Affairs Office, US Taiwan Defense Command, Taipei, Taiwan
◾Secretary, Budget Office, USAAVNBD, Ft. Rucker
◾Administrative Aide, Social Security Administration, Dothan
◾Accountant, Peters Municipal Associates, Dothan
◾Former substitute and volunteer teacher in public and private schools

<strong>College Activities</strong>
◾Student newspaper staff, Troy University-Troy and Troy University-Dothan
◾President, Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society, Troy University-Dothan
◾Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities
◾National Dean's List

<strong>Current or Former Activities</strong>
◾Alabama Republican Assembly
◾Eagle Forum, 2002 recipient of Olive Spann Award
◾Christian Coalition
◾Wiregrass Art League
◾Houston County Republican Party Executive Committee, AL GOP Executive Committee, Houston County
     Republican Women, Associate of Coffee County Republican Women and Dale County Republicans            
◾Wiregrass Humane Society, Pet Therapy Volunteer
◾Advisory Board, American Family Radio, WAQG in Dothan
◾Asst. troop  leader, Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America
◾Landmark Park
◾Church treasurer, Vacation Bible School co-director, Sunday School teacher, Altar Guild member
◾ Houston County Children’s Policy Council
◾ Co-Founder, Truth in American Education website
◾ American Association of Scholars
◾ Dothan Chamber of Commerce

</div>
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Beverly Jackson.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB JacksonBeverly Jackson
Administrative Support Assistant
334-242-8114bjackson@alsde.edu
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Special Education Services
9/18/2014 9:23 AMBrown Susan9/8/2016 6:43 AMBrown Susan222
Section
Bill Oliver.JPG
  
6016 x 40006942 KB Bill Oliver
Examiner/Instructor
boliver@alsde.edu
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Pupil Transportation
7/28/2015 7:30 AMBrown Susan7/28/2015 12:05 PMBrown Susan352
Section; SES Region Specialist
Billie Thompson.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB ThompsonBillie Thompson
Education Specialist
334-242-8114billiet@alsde.edu
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Special Education Services
9/18/2014 9:25 AMBrown Susan8/26/2020 11:26 AMGerman Tomeka224
Inservice Center; Regional Support Coordinator
Boyd Rogan.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB RoganBoydBoyd Rogan, Ph.D.
Director, Regional Inservice Center
205-934-2316205-934-2317brogan@uab.eduRegional Inservice Center Website
901 13th St. S EB229
BirminghamAL35294-1250
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8/21/2014 2:33 PMSides Rebecca7/6/2016 2:24 PMBrown Susan183
Section
BOYD.jpg
  
558 x 76869 KB Kenneth Boyd
Graphic Arts Technician
334-844-5592boydken@auburn.edu
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Career & Technical Education
11/17/2015 10:01 AMBrown Susan6/27/2016 2:13 PMBrown Susan381
Section
Brady Vaughn.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Brady Vaughn
Accountant
334-242-9914bvaughn@alsde.edu
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LEA Accounting
8/19/2016 11:50 AMBrown Susan8/19/2016 12:15 PMBrown Susan445
Section
Brantley Tucker.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Brantley Tucker
Commodity Specialist
334-353-0489btucker@alsde.edu
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3/12/2015 12:35 PMBrown Susan8/23/2017 9:45 AMSimpson Bill287
Section; SES Region Specialist
Brian Dunn.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB DunnBrian Dunn
Education Specialist
334-242-8114rdunn@alsde.edu
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Special Education Services
9/18/2014 9:32 AMBrown Susan8/26/2020 11:24 AMGerman Tomeka231
Section
Brittany LaRue.JPG
  
6016 x 40006051 KB Brittany LaRue
Secretary
(334) 242-8220blarue@alsde.edu
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7/28/2015 7:30 AMBrown Susan8/2/2017 10:35 AMSimpson Bill353
Section; Federal Programs Region Specialist
Brittney Todd.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Brittney Todd
Administrative Assistant
334-242-8199btodd@alsde.edu
None
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Federal Programs
ELL10/8/2015 2:18 PMBrown Susan5/13/2016 1:08 PMBrown Susan370
Inservice Center; Regional Support Coordinator
Brooke Veazey.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB VeazeyBrooke Brooke Veazey
Director,University of Montevallo Regional Inservice Center

205-358-8543205-358-8788veazey.um@gmail.comRegional Inservice Center Website
2790 Pelham Parkway
PelhamAL35124
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1
8/21/2014 2:40 PMSides Rebecca2/22/2021 9:57 AMGerman Tomeka187
Section
Bryan Upton.jpg
  
2183 x 3121823 KB Bryan Upton, NBCT
Education Specialist
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Career & Technical Education
6/27/2016 1:54 PMBrown Susan10/25/2018 4:37 PMSides Rebecca441
Section
Carolyn Rhodes.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Carolyn Rhodes
Audit Manager, Financial Management & Compliance
334-242-8224crhodes@alsde.edu
None
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Child Nutrition Programs
Financial Management and Compliance3/12/2015 12:36 PMBrown Susan6/15/2016 7:31 AMBrown Susan289
Section
Carolyn Singleton.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Carolyn Singleton
Staff Accountant
334-353-4583csingleton@alsde.edu
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Child Nutrition Programs
8/23/2017 10:02 AMSimpson Bill8/23/2017 10:04 AMSimpson Bill496
Section
Carolyn Townsend.jpg
  
2921 x 28811000 KB TownsendCarolynCarolyn Townsend, Ph.D.
Education Specialist
334-353-1191ctownsend@alsde.edu
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Instructional Services
6/10/2014 12:32 PMSides Rebecca4/20/2016 10:09 AMBrown Susan134
Section; Regional Support Coordinator
Catherliene Williamson.jpg
  
3079 x 38172897 KB WilliamsonCatherlieneCatherliene Williamson, Ph.D.
Regional Support Coordinator
334-538-7100cwilliamson@alsde.edu
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CCRS8/21/2014 2:54 PMSides Rebecca8/23/2017 3:12 AMBrown Susan193
Section; SES Region Specialist
Celeste Minor.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB MinorCeleste Minor
Education Specialist
(334) 694-4782cminor@alsde.edu
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1/7/2016 3:56 PMBrown Susan8/26/2020 11:59 AMGerman Tomeka409
Section
Chad Carpenter.JPG
  
6016 x 40007259 KB Chad Carpenter
Interim Program Coordinator
ccarpenter@alsde.edu
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Pupil Transportation
7/28/2015 7:30 AMBrown Susan10/25/2017 3:15 PMSimpson Bill355
Section
Chad Langston.jpg
  
144 x 1445 KB Chad Langston
Nutritionist
334-353-1679clangston@alsde.edu
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Child Nutrition Programs
School Nutrition Programs6/15/2016 7:25 AMBrown Susan6/15/2016 7:27 AMBrown Susan435
Section
Chairman Joiner.jpg
  
558 x 76873 KB Charmain Joiner
Administrative Support Assistant
334-353-4346cjoiner@alsde.edu
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11/17/2015 10:01 AMBrown Susan6/29/2017 9:22 AMSimpson Bill395
Section
CHAMNESS.jpg
  
558 x 76858 KB James (Andy) Chamness
Education Specialist
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Career & Technical Education
11/17/2015 10:01 AMBrown Susan10/25/2018 4:36 PMSides Rebecca384
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