Monday, September 26, 2016

Meet Your ALNBCT Network Board of Directors: Ashli Polizos, Vice President

Ashli Polizos serves the board in the role of Vice President. Ashli entered the field of education after a career in advertising and public relations. She obtained her master's degree in education from the University of Alabama-Birmingham and  is also a graduate of the University of Alabama. She completed a master's in instructional leadership from the University of Montevallo in 2017.

Ashli became a National Board certified teacher in 2011, with a certification in AYA Social Studies. Since this time, she has worked with her school, community and district to provide more opportunities and support for other teachers who seek to pursue certification. 

Ashli teaches 10th grade Advanced Placement US History at Oak Mountain High School. She previously taught middle school for 12 years and sponsored an award-winning broadcast team. In addition, Ashli is married into a fun-loving Greek family and has two sons and a little girl. 

To view biographies of other board members, please select the Board of Directors tab at the top of the page.

Meet Your ALNBCT Network Board of Directors: Wendy Story, President

Wendy Story is the Assistant Principal at Shades Cahaba Elementary school in Homewood, AL. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and currently serves as President for the AL NBCT board.  Wendy initially completed National Board Certification in 2006 and recently went through the renewal process. She is passionate about providing the best possible educational experiences for all students and sees National Board Certification as the best professional growth opportunity for teachers.

Previously, she was an Instructional Technology Specialist and continues to be an avid edtech supporter.  Wendy has presented at ISTE in Houston and Denver,  AETC, CoSN in Washington DC, SEEC at NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and many other local and national conferences.  Wendy is also an EdCamp junkie.  She is a co-organizer of EdCamp Birmingham and the founder of EdCamp Leadership Alabama.  

Wendy is married to Chris and they have an active eight year old daughter, two energetic dogs, and one lazy cat. In her spare time, she enjoys camping in the Starship Storyprise, all things Harry Potter, and snuggles with her family.   

To view biographies of other board members, please select the Board of Directors tab at the top of the page.