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Principal - Jamie Burks

Family :

I am married to Ragan Burks, teacher at Brooks Elementary. Ragan and I have two children, Lottie and Collin.

Education:

I graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education in 1997 and my Masters of Arts in Elementary Education in 2001. I also received an ED in administration in 2005.

Experience:


1997-2009: Elementary Teacher- Rogers School
2009-2010: Elementary Reading Coach- Rogers School
2010- Present: Assistant Principal

Since my tenure at Rogers I have taught:
Title I Reading
4th Grade
5th Grade
6th Grade
Also worked as ARI Reading Coach

Assistant Principal - Sherri Matthews, Pre-K-6

Family:

I am married to David Matthews and together we have five children: Cortney, Seth, Erin, Adam, and Taylor.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education for Athens State University

Master of Arts in Elementary Education for the University of North Alabama

Master of Arts in Library Media from the University of West Alabama

Educational Specialist (Ed.S) degree in Administration from Middle Tennessee State University

Experience:

2017-Present: Assistant Principal, Rogers High School

2013-2017: Assistant Principal, Lauderdale County High School

My previous experience before becoming an administrator includes the following:

Elementary Librarian, Rogers High School

Librarian, Underwood Elementary School

Librarian, Anderson Junior High School

Title I Teacher, Central High School

Third Grade Teacher, Rogers High School

First Grade Teacher, Wilson High School


Assistant Principal - Carol Pace

Family :

I am married to Greg Pace and have one child, Elizabeth.

Education:

I graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education in 1997 and received my Masters of Arts in Library Media in 2009. I got my administrator's certificate in 2016.

Experience:


2000-2009: English and Drama Teacher- Wilson School
2009-2011: High School Librarian- Wilson School
2011- 2018: Technology Coach - Countywide, Lauderdale County

2018-Present: Assistant Principal - Rogers School