West Decatur Elementary-Go Wildcats!
Believe & Achieve!
Welcome to West Decatur Elementary the home of the "Wildcats!" I am so excited to be your principal for the 2018-2019 school year. This will be my first year as a principal. Previously, I was an assistant principal in Jefferson County at Hueytown Middle School. I was a part of Jefferson County School System for 13 years. I had the privilege of being a Reading Coach with Decatur City Schools, Walter Jackson Elementary 2017-2018 school year. I have been in education for 18 years. Tony and I have been married for fifteen years, and we have 3 children Emily, Elexus, and Tony Jr.
My Vision 2018-2019: One of my most important goals for this school year is to build strong relationships with teachers, parents, the community, and all stakeholders.
My favorite quote: "Unless someone like you cares a whole lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not. The Lorax
My favorite book: '"Taste the sweetness, the honey is sweet, so is knowledge, but knowledge is like the bee who made the honey.It has to be chased through the pages of a book.
Education, Certifications, & Awards
Graduate Auburn University, Montgomery, Al 2000
- Bachelor's Elementary Education
- Master's Elementary Education
- Master's Educational Leadership
National Board Certification, 2009
Elementary Teacher of the Year, Jefferson County, 2010
Milken Award Winner 2010