The Shelby County Board of Education approved Debbie Horton as the new Human Resources Supervisor at the November 19 board meeting.
Horton has served as the principal of Oak Mountain Elementary School since 2011. She has been in education since 1990, beginning with a teaching career in Midfield City Schools.
In 1997, Horton began with Shelby County Schools teaching at Valley Elementary. Prior to becoming principal of Oak Mountain Elementary School, Horton served as Assistant Principal of Valley Elementary School and Valley Intermediate School.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Auburn University, a Master of Art Degree in Elementary Education from UAB, and a Master of Art Degree in Educational Leadership and Administration from UAB.