Dr. Tommy Bice
Dr. Bice joined the Alabama Department of Education on June 2, 2008, as the Deputy State Superintendent of Education for Instructional Services. In this capacity, he had responsibility for the areas of Curriculum and Instruction; Assessment and Accountability; Federal Programs; Special Education; Prevention and Support Services; Instructional Leadership and Evaluation; Information Systems; the Alabama Reading Initiative; and the Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative.
His previous work experience includes serving as a special education teacher, psychometrist, alternative school director, career technical director, high school principal and local superintendent. During this time he also served as adjunct professor at Auburn University and was the State President of the Alabama Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development and President-Elect of the School Superintendents of Alabama.
Bice received his B.S. degree and Ed.D. degrees from Auburn University and his M.S. degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He has furthered his education through post-doctoral work at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Harvard University.
Bice's family consists of his wife Nancy and their three sons: Andrew, Bennett and Cambron.