Ashley McCullars will serve as Edgewood Elementary School’s Assistant Principal for Instruction (API) starting July 1. McCullars began her career in education in Homewood and has taught first grade at Edgewood for the past 14 years.
As a teacher, McCullars worked to empower her students to help them find their love for learning while also supporting her colleagues and the school community. She served as a mentor teacher for new hires and was named Edgewood’s Teacher of the Year in 2014.
While at Edgewood, McCullars helped implement the school’s new outdoor classroom and assisted in creating the reading continuity plan among the grade levels. She has also been instrumental in Edgewood’s visionary team which helps to set effective school goals to support the mission of the school system.
McCullars earned her bachelor's degree in elementary education and her master’s degree in teaching ESL from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She will graduate with her master’s in instructional leadership from the University of West Alabama this month.
It is the policy of the Board that no person in this district shall, on the basis of race, sex, religion, belief, national origin, age, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or any personal characteristic(s), or an affiliation with the Boy Scouts of America, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination in any education program or activity. This includes employment, retention, and promotion.