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Allyson  Matthews
Assistant Principal

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Assistant Principal

Greetings W.O. Lance Family,

Hello students, faculty, staff and families of W.O. Lance Elementary.  One of our core beliefs at Lance  is that student success requires teamwork among staff, students, families and the community.  I am looking forward to partnering with each of you to facilitate growth in our academic program.  Together we can address any barrier that stands in the way of our students' learning.  I was born and raised in Lanett, Alabama and attend church in this community as well.  I married my high school sweetheart, Richard Matthews,  and we have been blessed with three unique daughters:  Carrie Houston (26), Langley Marie (18), and Emily Jo (10).  I have always enjoyed problem solving and drawing correlations between curriculum and instruction.  My other passions include: family hikes, playing board games, eating chocolate, and meeting new people.  Please stop by my office in early August so that we can get acquainted with each other.  

 

Education

B.A. Chemistry                                       LaGrange College       LaGrange, Georgia

Educator Certificate Science (6-12)        UAB                           Birmingham, Alabama

M.A. Instructional Leadership                Jacksonville State       Jacksonville,  Alabama

 

Experience

Troup High School                                   Math Instructor

LaFayette High School                            Science Instructor

Springwood High School                         Science Instructor

Springwood High School                         Director of Academics