Meet Rodney Moore. Rodney Moore is the Science Curriculum Specialist (K-12) for the Charleston County School District (CCSD) in Charleston, South Carolina. CCSD is the second largest school district in the state with 84 schools. As Science Learning Specialist, Rodney plays a key role in STEM expansion in the district which includes collaboration between local organizations, businesses, colleges and the community around STEM education. He serves on the Low Country STEM Collaborative Executive Planning Team, the Charleston STEM Festival Planning Team, the CCSD STEM Collaborative and several science committees.
Prior to serving in his current position, Rodney was an Elementary School Principal focused on increasing student achievement in all content areas. In his career with CCSD, he has taught high school science including Physics, and Physical Science, and middle school 7th and 8th grade science. Under a local systemic National Science Foundation Grant (NSF), he served as a science coach and district learning specialist coordinating and facilitating professional development sessions (state and national), as well as professional learning communities, focused on best practices for improving teaching and learning within science education.
He has served on many state committees in the review and refinement of content standards and various state science organizations. Rodney has an A.A.S in Ornamental Horticulture, a B.S. in Earth Science, a M.S. in Secondary Science Education and a M. Ed. in Supervision, Curriculum and Instruction and is a member of numerous science/STEM organizations, nationally and locally. Rodney has been recognized as a regional and state Environmental Education award recipient, Teacher of the Year, Principal of the Year and the elementary school he was principal at received several awards under his leadership.