Degrees and Certifications:
M.Ed. Secondary Education-English Language Arts, Jacksonville State University. B.S.W,Jacksonville State University
Mrs. Theresa Shadrix
Theresa Shadrix is the 9th grade Broadcast Journalism (Media Arts) and an 8th grade Advanced English teacher at Mountain Brook Junior High School.
She began her professional education career at Oxford High School, located in Oxford, AL., in 2012 teaching Career and Technical Education in Advertising & Graphic Design, Yearbook, and TV Production. She was the OHS SkillsUSA advisor and ACTE Technology Fair coordinator. In 2016, she was selected as the Oxford High School Secondary Teacher of the Year.
Mrs. Shadrix has been actively involved in student leadership, choice, and voice. She was an inaugural IDEO Teacher's Guild Fellow for the 2017-2018 school year with a passion project of incorporating design thinking and human-centered design to increase student leadership and voice. Her students at Oxford High School completed the Acumen Human Centered Design course and one student was chosen to participate in the global Spring 2018 +Acumen Challenge seeking solutions for higher education needs for female refugees in Cape Town, South Africa.
In February 2015, she was invited to the Department of Education Teach to Lead Baltimore Summit with her "Classroom CEO" project, which partners business CEO's with classroom teachers. This program was piloted at Oxford High School in the 2016-2017 school year with five business and education partners. In the 2017-2018 school year, the program expanded to 10 business and community partners paired with classroom teachers. In May 2017, she and a team of five leaders from Oxford High School were invited to participate in the Department of Education Teach to Lead Columbus Summit with her "Follow My Lead" project, which focused on student leadership.
Before becoming a teacher, she worked for Consolidated Publishing as the Managing Editor of Longleaf Style magazine and Special Publications Editor for The Anniston Star.
She has been married to Mickey for 27 years and has two sons, Solomon and Simeon.