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

Taunya Smith

I am a native of Huntsville where I attended Ridgecrest Elementary, Huntsville Middle School, and graduated from J.O. Johnson High School. I later followed my passion for education by graduating from Alabama A&M University with an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education. I am thrilled to be the principal of James I. Dawson Elementary and I look forward to a partnership with this wonderful community.
Education: 
B.S Elementary Education, Alabama A&M University (1998)
M.S Instructional Leadership, Samford University (2012)
Ed.S Instructional Leadership, Samford University (2016)
Doctoral Candidate, Samford University (Current)
Certifications: 
Class AA, Instructional Leader
Class A, Instructional Leader Grade Level: P-12 Instructional Leader
Class B, Elementary Grade Level: K-6 Elementary Education
Phone: 
256-428-7500
Department: 
Administration/Staff

Email:
taunya.smith@hsv-k12.org