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Dr.  Wendy  M.  Clanton
Assistant Principal

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Assistant Principal

    Welcome to an exciting school year.  I am blessed to be part of this opportunity as we develop a sense of community.  Our teachers and staff members are committed to excellence and strive daily to provide unique learning opportunities for your child. Please do not hesitate to contact me if I can assist you in any way.  My email address is The school number is 251-221-2081.  Thank you in advance for your support.  


Fast Facts about Dr. Clanton: 

  • My family relocated from Lanett (AL) to Mobile, the summer before I started the fourth grade at Forest Hill Elementary School.
  • Family moved to west Mobile and I attended Wilmer Elementary in the fifth grade.  Half of the class was fifth grade students and the other half was sixth grade students (yes...all in one class).  
  • Attended Semmes Middle School (6-8) and graduated from Mary G. Montgomery High School
  • MCPSS Talent Winner, Public Speaking Winner and Elementary Representative for Junior Miss Program
  • All American Cheerleader  
  • Received a Leadership and Cheerleading Scholarship to Troy University
  • Talent Winner in Miss TSU 
  • Transferred to Auburn University @Montgomery and completed the undergraduate program in Elementary Education
  • Have experience as a general education and inclusion teacher in both private and public schools (Alabama and Mississippi)
  • Eichold-Mertz Elementary School Teacher of the Year (2004)
  • Highly qualified: Elementary Education (1-6), Reading
    (K-12), Administrative (K-post 12)
  • Attended the University of South Alabama and earned a Master of Education in Educational Leadership (2002)
  • Have experience as a reading and writing coach
  • Developed professional development for teachers at the local level as well as courses at the university level
  • Administrative experience:  Elementary (Eichold Mertz, Collins Rhodes and E. R. Dickson) and middle school (Denton Magnet School of  Technology)
  • Earned a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership with a specialization in Educational Leader (2006)
  • Teach graduate classes online for Grand Canyon University (since 2007), serve as a University Supervisor for students earning a Teaching Certification as well as Administration Certification
  • Named Distinguished Online Instructor on three occasions
  • Have three children (one son and two daughters)
  • My son attends LSU (graduates in December-YAY!)
  • One daughter attends USA and the other attends high school (MCPSS)
  • Have two dogs named Baby and Buddy (they are brother and sister)
  • Enjoy playing tennis and working out
  • I love to learn!




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