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Mr.  Ronnie  McFarling
Director of Career and Technical Education
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Principal's Corner

Bio

 

 

EDUCATION

 

Masters Degree in Administration and Supervision, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1980

 

Masters of Elementary Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1980

 

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1975

 

The Principals’ Institute of Vanderbilt, VanderbiltUniversity 1983

 

Twenty – nine hours of course work beyond Masters Level at University of Alabama at Birmingham and VanderbiltUniversity

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

Eden Career and Technical Center – Director 2010 – Present

 

Moody Junior High School – Principal, 2002 – 2010 Present (Eight Years)

 

Moody Middle School – Principal, 2001 – 2002 (One Year)

 

Community Christian SchoolHead Master, 1999 – 2002 (Two Years)

 

Springville Elementary School – Assistant Principal, 1997 – 1999 (Two and One –Half Years)

 

Gibson Elementary School – Principal, 1992 – 1997 (Four and One- Half Years)

 

Baker Elementary School – Principal, 1980 – 1992 (Twelve Years)

 

Avondale Elementary School – Teacher, 1975 – 1980 (Five Years)

 

I have 40 years of experience in education. I taught for five years and have been an administrator for 35 years.

 

 COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

 

Mayor of the City of Moody  1991 – 1992

Member of the Moody City Council  1984 – 1991

Member of CommunityChristianSchool Board 1986 – 1995

Chairman of Committee to Distribute Bingo Funds for the City of Moody  1993 – 1995

Director of the Leeds/Moody Church Basketball League 1988 – 1994

Chairman of City of MoodyPark and Recreation Board  1984 – 1988

Member of Alabama League of Municipal Officials 1984 – 1992

Member of the Southern Association Visiting Team for the Accreditation of the Homewood City Schools

Member of the Southern Association Visiting Team for the Accreditation of the Hoover City Schools

Member of the Southern Association Visiting Team for the Accreditation of the Jefferson County Schools

Member of the Southern Association Visiting Team for the Accreditation of LeedsMiddle School

Chairman of the Southern Association Visiting Team for the Accreditation of GibsonElementary School

Member of the Policy Review Task Force for the Birmingham City Schools

Member of the Birmingham Southern College Education Advisory Committee

Member of the St. Clair County Schools Code of Conduct Review Committee