Mt. Carmel Elementary School

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Meet Your Principal


Mrs. Kerrie Bass has been a dedicated educator for almost 20 years.  She has a master’s degree in Instructional Leadership from Samford University and a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in Elementary Education.  She has experience teaching every grade level from first through fifth and has served as a math and technology coach for grades sixth through eighth.  Additionally, she has served as an elementary curriculum instructional specialist and administrator and a high school assistant principal.

This broad range of educational experience provides Mrs. Bass a unique K-12 perspective enabling her to understand the comprehensive picture of a child’s school experience. She has taught many training sessions for teachers and administrators in several school districts in Virginia and Alabama specializing in instructional strategies, at-risk student populations, and curriculum based planning.  Mrs. Bass promotes the use of technology to enhance instruction and has worked to fund technology in her schools through community partnerships and grants.


Mrs. Bass’ husband Michael is a technical illustrator at Dynetics.  They have an eleven year old son who is their pride and joy.  The Bass family resides in the local community.



Meet Your Assistant Principal

Mr. Paul Davis has been in the field of education for twenty years. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Athens State University. He later received his master’s degree from the University of Alabama. While teaching in the classroom, Mr. Davis taught mathematics at the middle school level.  Sixteen of his nineteen years of teaching and coaching have been spent within the Madison County School System. In 2011, he took on the role of assistant principal at Mt. Carmel Elementary.


Mr. Davis’ wife Monica is also a teacher within the Madison County System. They have two children, a son who is in the fourth grade and a daughter who is in second grade this fall.