Degrees and Certifications:

Master's Degree, Education, Auburn University Certifications: CLAS Certified Instructional Leader Blue Ribbon Schools Principal Common Sense Education Principal

Ms. April McCutcheon, Principal

April McCutcheon is a lifelong resident of Madison County and a Buckhorn alum; she feels blessed to work in this incredible and diverse community. Having worked in North Alabama for 20 plus years, life experience afforded her the background and understanding to move Buckhorn Middle forward, creating a positive, safe, engaging learning environment for students. She believes that each child deserves the best education, passionate advocates,and a tight-knit community to become successful and productive citizens. As a graduate of Lee University and Auburn University, she is grounded in best practices and research. She is a lifelong learner and supporter of student-centered learning. Her administrative background includes four years as Buckhorn Middle’s principal and six years as Buckhorn High assistant principal. Previously, she was a classroom teacher and coach in Madison County and Huntsville City. She had the satisfaction of teaching a variety of levels, from seventh to twelfth grade.

Previous Experience:
Previously employed in corporate America
Teacher & Coach, Monrovia Middle School
Teacher & Coach, Columbia High School
Assistant Principal, Buckhorn High School
Principal, Buckhorn Middle School