Federal Programs Department

Mr. Jake Johnson, Federal Programs Coordinator
  • Mr. Jake Johnson
    jjohnson@cullmancats.net

    Mr. Johnson is entering his 12th year as an educator and his first year as Federal Programs Coordinator.  He served two years as Assistant Principal at Cullman High School.  He is a 2001 graduate of Fairview High School. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Mathematics from Auburn University in 2006, his Master of Arts in Educational Leadership from the University of Alabama 2015, and his Ed. S. in Educational Leadership at the University of Alabama 2016.

    Mr. Johnson has spent the majority of his career serving as a teacher and coach at Cullman High from 2007 until 2015. He then had the opportunity to serve as the assistant principal at Fairview Elementary School for one year and eeturned to Cullman in 2015 to serve as an assistant principal.

    Mr. Johnson is married to the former Emily Donaldson.  They have two children, Nora (4) and Owen (1).

    “We are excited to have the opportunity to serve this wonderful school and community.  Go Bearcats!” 

  • Title I, LEA Goals
    The Cullman City Schools will provide: 

    1. High academic standards and expectations,
    2. A safe and disciplined learning environment,
    3. An adequate number of highly qualified teachers and other school personnel,
    4. Adequate resources for a scientifically researched based program,
    5. Strong partnerships with parents and community,
    6. In-service training and professional development activities based on identified needs,     
    7. School climates that are free from intimidation, bias, and discrimination, which will allow students to develop to their maximum capacity, regardless of ability or environmental influences, and
    8. Provide all students with special needs, learning activities that will improve their academic achievement

    The Cullman City School system embraces these goals into its mission for Federal Programs.  In order to achieve the state-level mission statement, our goal must be to use these standards, set by the state, to enable all students to achieve challenging standards.


  • "Inspiring students for lifelong success through character, citizenship, and scholarship."


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