Jamie Thomas
Band Director/General Music
256-447-2829

Courses Taught:

Marching Band, Concert Band, Middle School Band, General Music

Staff
Bio
EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION ● Seeking degree in Instructional Leadership at JSU (Present) ● Apple Certified Teacher (2019) ● National Board Certified Teacher, Early Adolescence Through Young Adulthood/Music (2013-2024) ● Alabama Class B Educator Certificate, Instrumental Music, Grades P-12 (2001-2021) ● University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, BSE Instrumental Music Education P-12 (2001) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Piedmont City Schools, Piedmont, AL, Director of Bands/General Music (2002 –Present) ● Director of Blue Knights Marching Band (Piedmont High School) ● Director of concert bands (Piedmont Middle School, Piedmont High School) ● Director of 6th grade beginning band (Piedmont Middle School) ● Elementary general music (Piedmont Elementary School) St. Clair County Schools, Ragland, AL, Director of Bands/General Music (2001-2002) ● Director of marching and concert bands (Ragland High School) ● Elementary General music (Ragland Elementary School) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ● CLAS March Leadership Institute (2020) ● CLAS Aspiring Administrators Conference (2020) ● Conference, Alabama Bandmasters (ABA), Orange Beach, AL (June 19-21, 2018) ● Conference, Alabama Bandmasters All State Festival (ABA), Montgomery, AL (April 19-21, 2018) ● Conference, Alabama Music Educators Association (AMEA), Birmingham, AL (January 18-20, 2018) ● Conference, Alabama Bandmasters (ABA), Orange Beach, AL (June 20-22, 2017) ● Conference Southeastern District Bandmasters Association (SEBDA), Orange Beach, AL (June 19-22, 2017) ● Apple Teacher certification, Piedmont High School, Piedmont, AL (June 2017) PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS ● CLAS (Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools) ● National Association for Music Education (NAfME) ● Alabama Bandmasters Association (ABA) ● Alabama Music Educators Association (AMEA) ● Calhoun County Band Directors Association (CCBDA), (President 2015-2017, Vice President 2013-2015)