Mask Matrix Designation Jan. 15-21

HCS will be operating in Masks Mandatory beginning Saturday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 21. HCS utilizes a Mask Matrix which decides between Masks Optional and Masks Mandatory depending on the overall community transmission rate for Madison County during the preceding 10 business days.  Use the More Information button below to access the COVID-19 Infocenter and view the full Mask Matrix.

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James I Dawson Elementary
(256) 428-7500   |   
(256) 428-7501   |   
5308 Mastin Lake Road

Belissa Howard

I have lived in the Huntsville area for more than 25 years. I am a 24 year veteran in the Huntsville City School district. My husband is also an administrator with the district. We are the parents of 3 children, who keep us very busy. I received a dual certification in Early Childhood and Elementary Education and a Master's in Early Childhood from Alabama A&M University and completed my certification inInstructional Leadership from The University of West Alabama. This is my first year as Principal at Dawson Elementary school , where I look forward to building great relationships with the faculty and staff, students and parents. Looking forward to having a GREAT year!
BA- Alabama A&M University- Early Childhood/Elementary Dual
MA-Alabama A&M University- Early Childhood
Certification in Instructional Leadership-University of West Alabama
Class A, Instructional Leader (210)
Grade Level: P-12
Instructional Leader (81L)

Class A, Early Childhood (057)
Grade Level: P-3
Early Childhood Education (0H5)

Class B, Elementary (75A)
Grade Level: K-6
Elementary Education (0N1)

Class B, Early Childhood (056)
Grade Level: P-3
Early Childhood Education (0H5)

Highly Qualified-Core Academic Subjects, Including Reading (0H5) ; Grades: P-3
School-256-428-7500 ext 148