The CES Administration Team

Shannon Montgomery

Shannon Montgomery, Principal

Ms. Montgomery has over sixteen years of experience in elementary education and most recently served as assistant principal of Montevallo Elementary. Prior to becoming an administrator, she taught at Calera Elementary for eleven years. She has a bachelor’s degree in social work, a master’s degree in elementary education and certification in educational leadership from the University of Montevallo. She also has an education specialist degree in elementary education from the University of West Alabama.

Krista Townsend

Krista Townsend, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Krista Townsend holds a Master’s Degree in Instructional Leadership and Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a certification in mathematics from the University of Montevallo, and a Master’s Degree in English as a Second Language from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She has been in education in the Calera Community for the past eleven years as a classroom teacher and math coach. Mrs. Townsend is privileged and honored to continue serving the students, families, and staff of Calera Elementary.

Contacting the Administration

The Calera Elementary administrational team is available to meet with parents to answer questions and to address concerns. If you would like to schedule a conference or if you would like to speak with an administrator by phone, please call the school office at 682-6120. Please provide a telephone number at which you can be reached if circumstances prevent an immediate response to your call. Ms. Montgomery and Mrs. Townsend seek to respond to questions on the same school day and certainly within 24 hours.