Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree, Elementary Education, University of North Alabama Master's Degree, Elementary Education, University of Alabama Master's Degree, Educational Leadership, Samford University

Haley James, Principal

Haley James is in her first year as Principal at Riverton Elementary School and is finishing her 20th year in education.  She was the principal at Elkmont Elementary school for 3 years, Assistant Principal at Elkmont High School for two years, and she spent two years as an Assistant Principal at Riverton Intermediate School. Prior to her years in administration, Mrs. James served as an elementary classroom teacher, a math coach for a K-5 school, and a district-level math coach for grades four through nine.  During her years as an educator, she has received several awards including the Presidential Award for the Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, in which she was honored at the White House by the President of the United States. 
Mrs. James is married to Chris James, and they have two children.   She enjoys traveling with her family and watching her children play sports.