James has served in Bloomfield Schools since 2000, after obtaining her Bachelor of Science in Special Education. Since her hiring in 2000, she furthered her education and obtained a Master of Arts and a Specialist in Educational Administration.
During her tenure at Bloomfield, James has served as special education instructor, director of special services and as elementary principal. She is also currently an adjunct instructor for Hannibal LaGrange University.
"Within my educational philosophy, I believe that every child has the potential to bring something unique and special to the world," James says. "I believe all children are capable of learning and that effective educators can reach every student. I am excited about the opportunity to serve the Dexter School District and look forward to the upcoming school year."
James replaces Dr. Kim Flowers who retired from her position in February.