Degrees and Certifications:
Falkville High School Graduate Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education: Athens State University Masters of Arts in Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Mrs. Mary McClanahan
I came to F.E.Burleson in 2004. I previously taught at Falkville Elementary where I also taught 2nd grade for 18 years. I have my BS from Athens State and my Masters in Education from UAB. I am a National Board Certified teacher times two. I recently recertified for ten more years. I believe in life-long learning. I am married to Jimmy McClanahan and have two beautiful daughters, Lindsay and Audrey. Lindsay is a veteran Marine where she earned her Sergeant promotion and is married to Adam Kubica who earned Staff Sergeant in the Marines. They gave me two beautiful grandsons, Seth and Noah and one beautiful granddaughter, Abigail. Audrey, my youngest daughter, graduated college with an accounting degree from UAHuntsville and Athens State and works as an accountant. She is married and lives in Hartselle with her husband, Schuyler Forman who is the Junior High Coach in football and baseball. He earned his education degree at Athens State. They have a beautiful daughter, Amelia. They are expecting a new addition in January. My family loves Hartselle and we made our home here when we married in 1979. My husband and his family have lived here since before the 1900s. My husband and his parents, and their parents have served the community with the neighborhood hardware store. McClanahan Hardware was one of the oldest businesses in Hartselle. You can still see the old building as you drive downtown. I have enjoyed my years at FE Burleson! The atmosphere is one of family. We love and care for each other and the students have our hearts. That's why I always say, " FEB is the place to be!"