About the Teacher
Degrees and Certifications:
High School Education - Pell City High School Bachelor Degreee - Jacksonville State University Masters Degree - Jacksonvillle State University
Esther Manning Bunt
I am married to a Ragland native , Tony Bunt.
I attended Pell City High School. I have a masters degree in education from Jacksonville State University. I have been at teacher since 1989. I joined the Ragland team as a Kindergarten teacher in August 2010.
My parents were Hubert and Inez Manning. They taught and nurtured me in deep Christian values.
I still hold dear and deeply cherish my upbringing.
I have two adult sons. Gabriel Ford is a Ph.D professor married to Leah Huizar.
Seth Ford is a head basketball coach at Ashville High school with a masters degree in Sports Management. Seth is married to Tiffany Bryant Ford.
I am an active member of Eden Westside Baptist Church.
I enjoy spending time with my family, participating in church activities, as well as canning and cooking. I especially enjoy making jams, jellies, and apple butter.
It is a privilege to be a kindergarten teacher.
It is my greatest joy to teach them to read.
It is a real honor to be a part of helping shape young minds at this age.
I enjoy training and teaching children the skills and values that will help them as they grow to be an adult.
Hardin's Chapel Kindergarten - 2 yrs
Hardin's Chapel School - 2yrs
Coosa Christian School - 10 yrs
Westbrook Christian - 5yrs
Ashville Middle School - 3 yrs
Odenville Elementary - 1 yr
Ragland Elementary since 2010