Degrees and Certifications:
BS Degree in Education-North Alabama-1985 Masters Degree in Curriculum/Instruction-Freed-Hardeman University-1995 Certification in Educational Administration
Mr. Shane Russell
Shane Russell is starting his 13th year at HJHS. Mr. Russell received his Bachelors Degree in Education from the University of North Alabama in May, 1985 and his Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with certification in Educational Administration at Freed-Hardeman University in August, 1995. Mr. Russell has worked as a teacher and coach from kindergarten through the 12th grade for the past 32 years.
Mr. Russell has been married for 33 years, as of December 6th, to his wife Rhonda. She is a kindergarten teacher at Crestline Elementary School, Hartselle, AL. Mr. Russell and his wife have 2 children: Brittni Host (Micah) is a stay at home mom for our first grandchild Harper Rose along with her brother Cooper Jackson and Seth (Sarah) is employed at Turner Construction as a welder They are proud parents of our second granddaughter Caroline Key! Everyone lives within just a few miles of each other so family time is very important!
Mr. Russell recently (2011) retired from the United States Navy Reserve, Navy Operational Support Center, Bessemer, AL where he held the position of Yeaoman Chief Petty Officer. Mr. Russell serve in Balad, Iraq from March 15, 2006-September 30, 2006 as a Senior Customs Inspection Agent. He has a total of 23 years of military service.