2016 Primary Election

Samuel K. Staggs (R)

Jefferson County Board of Education, Place 1

Samuel Staggs photoSamuel Staggs

Date of Birth: Dec. 21, 1952; age 63

Residence: Hueytown

Political Experience: None

Professional Experience: Principal, McAdory High School, 2001-2013; principal, North Highland Elementary School, 1997-2001; principal, Brookville Elementary School, 1995-1997; assistant principal, Mortimer Jordan High School, 1992-1995; community school supervisor, McAdory School, 1978; community school supervisor, Hueytown High School, 1975; English instructor, Jefferson State Jr. College, 1987-1992; ACT preparation instructor, UAB Special Studies, 1980-1992; English teacher, McAdory School, 1975-1992.

Civic Experience: As an educator, he has served on numerous committees and boards representing the school and the needs of education in general.

Education: UAB, Ed.S. educational leadership,1996; UAB, M.A. certification in educational leadership, 1986; UAB; master’s in English, 1980; University of Montevallo; bachelor’s in English, 1975.

Qualifications: Staggs has more than over 30 years’ experience in education and has held the position of teacher, school bus driver, assistant principal, drama coach, yearbook sponsor, community school supervisor, curriculum specialist and principal.