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Dr.  Kara  Scholl

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Principal/South Shades Crest Elementary School

General Information

I began my career as a professional educator with Hoover City Schools in 1998. I taught at Gwin Elementary for eight years and then was a district math coach for two years at Bluff Park, Greystone, Riverchase and Trace Crossings. I served as the Assistant Principal at Bluff Park for five years prior to becoming the Principal at South Shades Crest in 2013.

I have my undergraduate degree in Education from Auburn University and my Masters, Administrative certification and PhD in Education from UAB. My husband, Marc and I have two children.

Educational Background

·     Auburn University BS Early Childhood Education

·     University of Alabama at Birmingham Masters Early Childhood Education

·     University of Alabama at Birmingham Administration Certification

·     University of Alabama at Birmingham PhD

Favorite Book

I love to read what I see the student reading!! I am often asking them to recommend books to me and I enjoy being able to talk to them about what they have read.

  • My favorite books are:
    • Harry Potter by J.K Rowling
    • Chronicles of Narnia by C.S Lewis
    • Wild Child by Lynn Plourde