Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. James Talton
I am a native of Coosa County that moved to St. Clair County in 2005. I graduated from the Universtiy of Alabama at Birmingham with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education. I attended and graduated from Samford Universty with a Master's of Science Degree in Education. My wife, Julie, is the Principal at Oneonta Elementary School. My two daughters are students at Springville Middle School and Springville High School.
My career began as a 3rd Grade Teacher at Erwin Elementary in Jefferson County. Then I transfered to Kermit Johnson Elementary where I also taught 3rd Grade. I then joined Springville Elementary where I taught 2nd Grade, was the Math Interventionist, and later Principal. I became the Springville Middle Schoo Principal in 2017.