Administration

Genet Holcomb

Genet Holcomb

Principal

Mrs. Holcomb has 28 years of experience in education. During her career she has been a special education teacher, a Reading Recovery teacher, a Title I reading and math teacher, as well as a second and third grade classroom teacher. Mrs. Holcomb served as assistant principal of Inverness Elementary and as assistant principal at Helena Intermediate, and most recently, as principal at Calera Elementary school.

Mrs. Holcomb earned her Education Specialist degree from Samford University in 1999. She holds a Master's degree in Educational Administration, also from Samford University. Mrs. Holcomb earned a Master's degree and a Bachelor's degree in elementary education from the University of Montevallo.

April Maner

April Maner

Assistant Principal

April Maner has served in Shelby County Schools for thirteen years. She began her career at Calera Elementary School as a kindergarten teacher and first-grade teacher. She most recently served as a Local Reading Specialist for the district and as an administrative assistant for Helena Elementary. April has a bachelor’s degree in Human Environmental Sciences from the University of Alabama, a master's degree in Elementary Education, a certification in Instructional Leadership, and most recently an Education Specialist degree in Instructional Technology from the University of Montevallo.

Contacting the Administration

The HES administration 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 (205) 682-5410. Please provide a telephone number at which you can be reached if circumstances prevent an immediate response to your call. Our administrators seek to respond to questions on the same school day and certainly within 24 hours.