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Jennifer Dardin

Jennifer Dardin has worked for Huntsville City Schools since 1997. She was born in Wichita, Kansas but grew up in Huntsville attending school in the Huntsville City School district.

Mrs. Dardin believes a collaborative school environment is key to creating successful teachers, leaders and students. She values partnerships with families and community as essential to creating a positive school climate at the Academy for Academics and Arts.

During her free time, Mrs. Dardin enjoys reading, camping and watching her children’s sporting events.
BS Special Education at Athens State University, Athens, Alabama
MS School Counseling at the University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Master Certification in Instructional Leadership at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama
Masters Certification in Instructional Leadership: P-12 Administration
Class A, School Counselor Grade Level: P-12 School Counselor
Class B, Special Education Grade Level: P-12 Specific Learning Disability
Academy for Academics and Arts, July 2019 to present
Principal, grades PK-5

Jones Valley Elementary School, July 2016-June 2019
Assistant Principal, grades PreK-6th

Lee High School, August 2015 – June 2016
School Counselor, grades 9-12

Academy for Academics and Arts, August 2007 – June 2015
School Counselor, grades K—8

Academy for Science and Foreign Language, August 2010 – June 2011
School Counselor, grades K—8

Ridgecrest Elementary, August 2002– June 2007
Special Education Teacher, grades 2-3

Williams Elementary, August 1997 – June 2002
Special Education Teacher, grades K-3