Discovery Hall Programs Chair Dr. Tina Miller-Way was recently appointed to the Alabama State Department of Education Strategic Planning Committee on Science. 

"We are excited that Tina has been selected for this important committee and that she will represent DISL in her service to the continued improvement of science curriculum and instruction for the State of Alabama," Executive Director John Valentine said.

This committee has been charged with evaluating core issues related to Alabama’s student achievement challenges, examining current content expectations for teachers, planning for the recruitment of talented teachers, comparing Alabama content standards against those of the most educationally advanced nations, researching promising models to raise student achievement, and developing plans to promote excellence in the teaching and learning of science across our state.