Mr. Stephens, Mr. Johnson, Dr. Patterson (Superintendent), Mrs. Hall (Principal), Mr. Sparks
Mrs. Kim Hall
Kim Hall is a graduate of Cullman High School (1989). She earned her bachelor’s degree from Athens University in Elementary Education (1994). She earned a master’s in Educational Leadership and Administration from the University of Alabama (1999), and she is currently pursuing her Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership from the University of North Alabama. Mrs. Hall has been an educator in the Cullman City Schools for 23 years. During that time Mrs. Hall gained experience as an instructional paraprofessional, Cullman Middle School teacher, and West Elementary School classroom teacher and intervention teacher. Mrs. Hall worked as Reading Coach and Curriculum Specialist at West Elementary for seven years before accepting the position of Assistant Principal of Academic Affairs at Cullman High School in 2011. Mrs. Hall served as Cullman High School Assistant Principal for five years before beginning her time as Principal of CHS.
Mrs. Hall is married to Mark Hall (25 years). They have two children, Landry (22) is a firefighter with Cullman City Fire and Rescue, and Hadley (20) is a senior at UAB.
Assistant Principal of Student Affairs & Athletic Director
Mr. Mark Stephens
Mr. Stephens is entering his 17th year as an educator and his 3rd year as Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at Cullman High School. He is a 1994 Graduate at Cullman High School. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from Athens State University in 2000, his Master of Arts in Exercise Science University of Alabama 2003, Master of Arts in Educational Leadership University of Alabama at Birmingham 2014, and his Ed.S. in Instructional Leadership at The University of West Alabama 2016.
Mr. Stephens has spent the majority of his career serving as a Teacher/Assistant Football Coach/Defensive Coordinator: at Holt High School 2000-2003, Bob Jones High School 2003-2004, Paul Bryant High School 2004-2005, Cullman High School 2005-2008, Spain Park High School 2008-2010, and Hueytown High School 2010-2013. He was appointed Athletic Director and Head Football Coach at Hueytown High School 2013-2014.
Mr. Stephens is married to the former Katrina Iacobelli also a graduate of Cullman High School. They have two children John Mark (5), and Annabelle (3).
“We are humbled and excited for the continued opportunity serve in a leadership capacity at Cullman High School. It is an honor to lead and mentor the youth of our community. Go Bearcats!!”
Assistant Principal of Student Affairs
Mr. Johnson is entering his 10th year as an educator and his 1st year as Assistant Principal at Cullman High School. He is a 2001 graduate of Fairview High School. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Mathematics from Auburn University in 2006, his Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama 2015, and his Ed. S. in Educational Leadership at the University of Alabama 2016.
Mr. Johnson has spent the majority of his career serving as a teacher and coach at Cullman High from 2007 until 2015. He then had the opportunity to serve as the assistant principal at Fairview Elementary School for one year and has returned to Cullman this summer to serve as an assistant principal.
Mr. Johnson is married to the former Emily Donaldson. They have one child, Nora (2).
“We are excited to have the opportunity to serve this wonderful school and community. Go Bearcats!”
Assistant Principal of Student Affairs
Aaron Sparks is entering his 17th year as an educator and is a 1993 Graduate at Cullman High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Athens State University in 1999, his master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from University of Alabama in 2005. Mr. Sparks is currently pursuing his Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership at The University of West Alabama and will graduate in December.
Mr. Sparks began teaching and coaching for Cullman City Schools in 2000 before moving to Cullman High School in 2004. In 2012, Mr. Sparks became the administrator at the Cullman Alternative School. In addition to teaching social science, he has served as an assistant football coach, assistant baseball coach, assistant soccer coach, and head softball coach for Cullman City Schools.
Mr. Sparks is the proud father of three girls. Twins Harper (9) and Parker (9) attend East Elementary and Lily Katherine (6) attends the Cullman City Primary School.