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Principal's Biography



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Angela Bush

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Dr. Bush received a Bachelor of Arts and Master’s Degree in English Education from Alabama A&M University.  Dr. Bush, a life-long learner, continued her graduate studies at the University of Montevallo, receiving an Educational Specialist Degree in Teacher Leadership. As an ever-evolving professional, she expanded her scope of knowledge by attending Samford University, earning an Educational Doctorate Degree in 2012.


As the Principal of Erwin Middle School, Dr. Bush made notable strides to move the school from a low-performing school to a model high-performing school in the school district, city, and state. Over the last three years at Erwin, she has moved the school’s attendance, academics, and behavior in a positive direction. Being under Dr. Bush’s innovative leadership, US News has now ranked Erwin Middle School as #5 of the fifteen middle schools in Jefferson County. She has facilitated and presented at conferences locally, statewide, and nationally. Throughout her 27 years as a professional educator and administrator, her success has been highly attributed to building positive and meaningful relationships within the community.  Her life philosophy is “When you value people, you will ALWAYS yield positive results.” Dr. Bush prides herself on always putting the best interest of the students first. 


 Dr. Bush has one son, Hasan Abdullah, who is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy. Hasan now serves as a Naval Officer on Naval Base San Diego.




Alabama A&M University- Graduate Student Educator (English)

Minor Community School- Principal (3 years)

Minor Jr. High (Currently Minor Community School)- Teacher (English, Debate, Creative Writing; 3 years)

Minor High School- Teacher (English and Debate; 6 years)

Jefferson County School District- Supervisor (Student Services; 10 years)

Jefferson County School District- Federal Programs

Dr. Bush working on vision boards with our students
Dr. Bush with one of our Community Sponsors Refresh Church Pastor and Centerpoint Mayor
Dr. Bush with the sponsors of the Aerie Girls
Dr. Bush at our Basketball Game.
Dr. Bush with one of our Community Sponsors Refresh Church
Dr. Bush and the Football staff after winning back to back state league championships.