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Amanda Umphrey

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Instructional Leadership
Ed. S., Library Media
M.S., Library Science
B.S., Music Education

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Mrs. Umphrey came to SHS in the fall of 2006 as a school library media specialist. In addition to managing the library and its resources, she is the school technology coordinator, Advanced Placement Coordinator, and Key Club Advisor.



2022   Instructional Leadership Certification, Jacksonville State University

2013   Educational Specialist in Library Media, University of West Alabama

2007   Master of Science Education in Library Science, Jacksonville State University

2003   Bachelor of Science Music Education (Choral/Vocal), University of Alabama

1998   Ashville HS Graduate


Education-Related Recognitions, Honors, and Awards

Spring 2021-Alabama District Key Club Governor's Award

May 2020-Alabama Power Grant

November 2018 A+ College Ready published blog entry:

April 2017 A+ College Ready published blog entry: ready/2017/04/26/without-acr-our-school-would-have-non-ap/ 

October 2016 Invited to speak on behalf of SHS at the Alabama State Capitol in conjunction with the A+ College Ready AP Score Celebration Ceremony 

Fall 2015   St. Clair Co. Educational Foundation Mini Grant Recipient. 

Summer 2014     2014 Fund for Teachers Fellow  

April 2014          NEA professional development grant recipient. 

March 2014     Alabama District Key Club Robert L. Botsford Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award.

Fall 2013            St. Clair Co. Educational Foundation Creative Grant Recipient. 

Spring 2013       Target Field Trip Grant Recipient. 

Spring 2013 & 2012    Alabama School Library Association Graduate Scholarship Recipient.

Spring 2013 & 2012    Delta Kappa Gamma Alabama Scholarship Recipient. 

Spring 2012      Alabama Education Retirees Foundation Graduate Scholarship Recipient. 

Spring 2011      St. Clair Co. Educational Foundation At-Risk Grant Recipient.

Fall 2010          Dollar General Literacy Foundation Youth Literacy Grant Recipient. 

Fall 2010          Dollar General Literacy Foundation Back to School Grant Recipient. 

Fall 2008  Picturing America Award Recipient provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities.