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Mathematics and Science Standards

The mathematics and science standards, as well as standards for every subject, can be found on It is the State of Florida’s official source for standards, course descriptions and vetted resources.

Instructional Support

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST)

The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) are the highest recognition that a kindergarten through 12th-grade science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and/or computer science teacher may receive for outstanding teaching in the United States. Awardees serve as models for their colleagues, inspiration to their communities, and leaders in the improvement of STEM education.

Please recognize great teachers in this state by nominating them for this prestigious award!

For further information, please contact Alicia Foy at

Parent and Student Resources


Staff Contact Information

Courtney Starling
Director of Mathematics and Science
Bureau of Standards and Instructional Support
325 West Gaines Street, Suite 432
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0400
Phone: 850-245-9066

Barbie Hartsfield
Elementary Mathematics Specialist
Phone: 850-245-9607

Natalie Alday
6-8 Mathematics Specialist
Phone: 850-245-0789

William Anthony Severson
9-12 Mathematics Specialist
Phone: 850-245-9712

Steve Walker
K-12 Science Specialist
Phone: 850-245-0866

Whitney Gaddis
K-12 Computer Science Specialist
Phone: 850-245-9818