Dr. Tommy Bice was appointed Alabama’s State Superintendent of Education on November 10, 2011, and assumed the position on January 1, 2012. Prior to his appointment, Dr. Bice was Deputy State Superintendent of Education for Instructional Services, Superintendent of the Alexander City School System, high school principal, career tech director, alternative school teacher/director, special education/residential school director and early childhood teacher/parent trainer. He began his career as a teacher at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind.  Dr. Bice also serves as an adjunct professor of Educational Leadership at Auburn University.


He received his B.S. and Ed.D. degrees from Auburn University and his M.S. degree from The University of Alabama at Birmingham.


Dr. Bice resides in Alexander City with his wife, Nancy, and their three sons, Andrew, Bennett, and Cambron.