Meet our new Assistant Principal, Laura Junkin!

My name is Laura Junkin and I am very proud to be serving as the assistant principal at Gardendale Elementary School. I have been in education for the past 12 years as a 5th grade teacher, AMSTI math and science specialist and Magnet Coordinator in Texas.  I am originally from Texas and received my bachelor's degree in Business Administration from University of Oklahoma – Go Sooners!  I have a master’s in Education from St. Thomas University and a master's degree and EdS in Instructional Leadership from UAB.

 I am married and we have three children, James (6), John (5), and Joseph (3).   I look forward to a great year as your assistant principal.  My door is always open and I look forward to serving the Gardendale community.