Mrs. Jamie Danford

Phone: 256-315-5400

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Associates of Arts Degree Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education Master of Science Degree in Elementary Education Instructional Leadership Certification

Mrs. Jamie Danford

Education

2013-2015 Samford University Birmingham, AL

Educational Leadership Certification

Completed coursework through Talladega County Cohort

2004-2006 Samford University Birmingham, AL

MA Degree in Elementary Education (K-6 Certification)

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Completed coursework through Talladega County Cohort

1999-2001 University of Montevallo Montevallo, AL

BS Degree in Elementary Education (K-6 Certification)

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

1997-1999 Central Alabama Community College    Childersburg, AL

Associates of Arts Degree

Graduated Magna Cum Laude

Experience

2018-Present B. B. Comer High School Assistant Principal

2014-2018 B. B. Comer Elementary Technology Integration Specialist/Title I/Parent

Involvement Coordinator

  • Assist in development & implementation of district-wide & local school instructional technology education for teachers, students, & administrative staff
  • Collaborate with instructional and technical staff to support, manage, & optimize the use of instructional software and hardware
  • Collaborate with teachers in composing effective technology-infused, content-based lessons, & support teachers as they implement them
  • Coordinate parent involvement events & other technology-related showcase projects
  • Manage all school-wide social media accounts & online student programs
  • Coordinate all aspects of Title I/Federal Programs including school-wide needs assessment, ACIP, budget, & spending
  • Assist administrative staff with a variety of tasks
  • Present technology-related professional development at local, district, and state level conferences
  • Member of STEAM Cohort A
  • Sponsor of Tiger TechSperts, Morning Newscast Team, School Technology Fair, JSU Technology Fair Team, & Student Leadership Team

2002-2014     B. B. Comer Elementary Teacher

  • Taught 5th grade (self-contained and departmentalized) and Kindergarten classes
  • Facilitated teacher technology training
  • Completed Leader In Me training and served on Lighthouse Teacher Leadership Team
  • Formally trained and implemented Project Based Learning Units
  • Formal training on integrating iPads, iPods, and MacBooks across Curriculum
  • Instructional experience implementing 1-to-1 technology in classroom
  • Served as Teacher Mentor for 3 current educators
  • Received AMSTI Year 1 & 2 5th & 3rd Grade Training
  • Collaborated with other teachers to manage the school Moodle website
  • Served on School Improvement Plan and Title I Plan Committee
  • Collaborated and led staff in creation of school-wide, student Leadership Notebooks
  • Extensive training in teaching Writing throughout career

Organizations/Awards 

STAR Discovery Educator
Alpha Delta Kappa
2011-2012 Teacher of the Year
Kappa Delta Pi
Graduate Honors Scholarship
Phi Theta Kappa
President’s List
Dean’s List
Bobbeye Kirkland Lightfoot Scholarship

Certifications

Level I Google Certified Educator
Nearpod Certified Educator
Epic! Certified Teacher