Amber Harris, graduate of the Uuiversity of North Alabama with a B.S. degree in human environmental sciences, concentrating in child development, is currently working as a pre-K teacher at Moody Elementary School and is also working on a master’s degree in early childhood education from Grand Canyon University.
Ashley McCombs will graduate in May, 2012, from UNA, with a double major in elementary education and special education, specializing in emotional behavior disorders.
Amber Wrenn will also graduate in May 2012, from JSU, with a double major in early childhood and elementary education.
Megan Slezak Cordner is at the University of Alabama in Huntsville majoring in elementary education with a focus in language and culture.
John Thomas Caldwell is presently at the University of West Alabama majoring in math education.
Mary Spellman, a recipient from 2011, is at Gadsden State majoring in social science education.
The SCCEA is honored to have been of service to these recipients and the many other students who have received scholarships from the organization. In addition to the scholarship program, every year SCCEA provides lunch for new teachers at their orientation, awards monetary gift cards as door prizes at Institute, conducts professional development workshops for all educational employees, and, along with the ESP association, gives the annual retirement dinner for all educational employees. For its AEA members, SCCEA provides local contacts and meetings, appreciation gifts during American Education Week and Teacher Appreciation Day, legislative contact meetings, and local representation at educational conferences on state and national levels. The association is proud to serve the students and educational employees in St. Clair County.