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State Superintendents

Dr. Melinda Maddox

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Assistant State Superintendent of Education,
Research, Information, and Data Services Division

    Currently as Assistant State Superintendent, Dr. Maddox has leadership responsibility which encompasses Information Systems, Research & Development, and Education Information & Accountability. Prior to being named Assistant State Superintendent of Education, Dr. Maddox was the Director of Technology Initiatives.

    Dr. Maddox earned her Ed.D. degree from Auburn University, her master’s degree from the University of Montevallo, and her bachelor’s degree from Troy University. She has served two terms at the national level on the Board of Directors for SETDA (State Technology Directors Association) and past treasurer. She was recognized by SETDA as the National Educational Technology Leader of the Year (2006). She received a Commendation from Governor Riley and the Alabama State Board of Education passed a resolution recognizing her for receiving this prestigious national award and her leadership in Alabama in Educational Technology and ACCESS Distance Learning.

    She currently resides in Clanton, Alabama with her husband, Bill.

    You can reach Dr. Maddox at 334-242-9716 or mmaddox@alsde.edu.