Principal's Bio

Welcome to Fultondale Elementary School!!!

 I am excited to be your Principal this 2018-2019 school year. Prior to coming to FES,  I was the principal at Adamsville Elementary School for the past four years, the Assistant Principal at Chalkville Elementary School, the Administrative Director at Mitchell's Place, the Preschool Special Education Director for Mountain Brook City Schools and a special education teacher in the Mountain Brook City Schools.   I have been in education for the past 21 years.  I am also a mother and a wife.  I have an 21 year old son and 15 year old twin step-daughters.   


Maya Angelou: When you get, you give.  When you learn, you teach.

Benjamin Franklin: Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.


Education, Certifications, Awards

Adamsville Elementary School- Jefferson County, Al.

Principal 2014-June 2018

Chalkville Elementary School- Jefferson County, Al.

Assistant Principal 2012-2014

Special Education Teacher 2009-2012

Cherokee Bend Elementary – Mountain Brook, Al. 

Special Education Teacher 2006-2009

Mitchell’s Place- Irondale Al. 

Administrative Director 2004-2006

Mountain Brook Schools- Mountain Brook, Al. 1993-2004

Special Education Preschool Director, Special Education Preschool Teacher, K-3 Special Education Teacher



National Board of Professional Teaching Standards – 

November 2009


Administrative Certification

University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2008


Master’s Degree in ECEH

University of Alabama, 1994


Bachelor of Arts in ECEH


University of Alabama, 1992

Co-Administrator of the Year- Jefferson County Council of PTA's, 2018

Principal of the Year- Jefferson County Council of PTA's , 2017

Teacher of the Year- Chalkville Elementary School, 2011


“Recognized by peers and administration as an outstanding teacher”


2nd Mile Teacher, 2010


“Recognized by peers as a teacher that goes the extra mile to help students, parents and peers at Chalkville Elementary School”


Margaret Spencer Ragland Award, 2008


“Recognizing meritorious contributions above and beyond the call of duty to benefit the life of students”

Key Maker Award from Learning Disability Association, 1998

“Recognize ongoing effort, dedication and ingenuity in meeting the needs of children with learning disabilities.”


Mountain Brook Performance Award, 1996

“Recognizing outstanding teachers in the Mountain Brook School System”


Most Outstanding Student Award in Graduate School Program, 1994


Most Outstanding Student Award in Undergraduate Program, 1992