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Caroline Obert

Caroline Obert has a Bachelor of Arts in English Language Arts from the University of Alabama in Huntsville, a Master of Arts degree and an Educational Specialist degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and she is currently pursuing a doctorate with The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama. She has served as an educator for 16 years in both the middle and the high school settings. As an assistant principal, she served Oak Mountain Middle School in Shelby County and was the instructional assistant principal at Hueytown High School in Jefferson County. As a teacher, she taught and coached at both Thompson High School and Liberty Middle School.

She was raised in both Huntsville, AL and Belle Harbor, Queens, NY. She moved to Alabama to attend Huntsville City Schools. She is married to David Obert, a neuroradiologist in Decatur. They have two children, Madeline and Michael.

Obert was previously the 2020 District 8 Principal of the Year was later named 2021 Alabama Principal of the Year.
Education: 
B.A. Secondary Education, English Language Arts (University of Alabama at Huntsville
M.A. Instructional Leadership, Educational Leadership (University of Alabama in Birmingham)
Ed. S. Instructional Leadership, Educational Leadership (University of Alabama in Birmingham)
Certifications: 
Class AA, Instructional Leader
Grade Level: P-12
Instructional Leader

Class A, Instructional Leader
Grade Level: P-12
Instructional Leader

Class B, Middle School (078)
Grade Level: 4-8
English Language Arts


Class B, Secondary
Grade Level: 6-12
English Language Arts
Phone: 
(256) 428-7700
Grade: 
7
8
Department: 
Administration/Staff
Experience: 
2021-Present
Huntsville Junior High School- Principal
• Alabama Principal of the Year- 2021
• Presenter at Principally Speaking- The Schools Foundation
• Vice President of AAMSP
• CLAS Banner School Nominee

2015-2021
Shelby County Schools
Chelsea Middle School- Principal
▪ A State Report Card 2017, 2018, 2019
▪ District V Principal of the Year 2020/2021
▪ SOCON Conference All Sports School Winner 2018 and 2019
▪ Compact 2020 Chelsea Prevention Team Leader
▪ AAMSP District 5 President
▪ Principal mentor to aspiring and new administrators
▪ Grants won totaling over $300,000
▪ School Safety Initiative Winners

Oak Mountain Middle School- Assistant Principal
▪ School Leadership Team
▪ Math/Science/Exceptional Education/ESL Lesson Plans
▪ Classroom Management Advisor for New Teachers
▪ Inventory and Equipment Coordinator
▪ School Improvement Plan Committee
▪ Professional Development Presenter
▪ Instructional Technology Advisor
▪ Local Transportation Coordinator
▪ Project American Life Supervisor
▪ Saturday School Administrator
▪ Problem-Solving Team Chair
▪ School Safety Coordinator
▪ Vertical Teaming Liaison
▪ Student Discipline-Boys
▪ EducateAL Evaluator
▪ 6th Grade Orientation
▪ Locker Coordinator
▪ Athletic Eligibility
▪ Peer Mediators

2013-2015
Jefferson County Schools
Hueytown High School
Instructional and 10th Grade Assistant Principal
▪ Testing Administrator (ACT, PLAN/ASPIRE, AP, WorkKeys, Global Scholar Performance/Achievement, PSAT)
▪ Continuous Improvement Leadership Team Member
▪ Curriculum and Lesson Plan Integration Advisor
▪ Compass Learning/ACCESS
▪ Weekly Prep Staff Meetings
▪ Professional Development
▪ Teacher Lesson Plans
▪ EducateAL Evaluator
▪ Walkthroughs
▪ aCIP
▪ Classroom Management Advisor for New Teachers
▪ English/Foreign Language/Theatre Lesson Plans
▪ Accountability Professional Development
▪ Instructional Technology Advisor
▪ Administrative Duties Calendar
▪ Saturday School Administrator
▪ Student Discipline 9-12
▪ Lee vs. Macon Trainer
▪ Freshman Orientation
▪ Athletic Eligibility
▪ Master Schedule
▪ Tuesday Talks
▪ Textbooks

Teaching Experience:
Thompson High School- Shelby County Schools-2009-2013
▪ Standard/Advanced/Inclusion/Distance Learning English Teacher, ACCESS Facilitator
▪ English 9,10,12 and Broadcasting
▪ Head Boys’ Varsity Soccer Coach 2010-2014
▪ Head Boys’ Junior Varsity Soccer Coach 2010-2014
▪ Head Girls’ Junior Varsity Soccer Coach 2009-2010
▪ Head Varsity Cheerleading Coach 2011-2012
▪ Assistant Varsity Girls’ Basketball Coach 2009-2011

Liberty Middle School- Madison City Schools- 2006-2009
▪ Freshman Composition, English 9, and Language Arts 8
▪ Master Teacher of Technology 2007-2009
▪ Liberty Middle Best All-Around Teacher 2009
▪ Head Dance Coach 2006-2009
▪ Universal Dance Association Exceptional Coach Award 2007
▪ Universal Dance Association Coach of the Year Award 2008
▪ Head Girls’ Soccer Coach 2008-2009

Email:
Caroline.Obert@hsv-k12.org