Dr. Bridgette Walker



2005 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Doctorate of Education, Leadership
2002 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Administrative Certification
2001 University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Masters of Arts in Education, 9 graduate hours in nutrition
1997 Auburn University, Auburn, AL
  • Bachelor of Science in Education, Nutrition Minor


2005 – Present, Athens State University, Athens, AL
  • Program Lead, Graduate and Undergraduate CT Education, College of Education
2000 – 2005, Cullman City Schools, Cullman, AL
  • Director, Career Technical Education
  • Teacher, Family and Consumer Sciences, Cullman High and Middle Schools
1998 – 2000, Morgan County Schools
  • Teacher, Family and Consumer Sciences, Falkville High School, Falkville, AL


  • Author and Presenter on Virtual and Online Learning, specializing in designing and implementing better virtual experiences for training and education
  • Presenter, e-Learning Conferences, CSI Conferences
  • Contributor, Initial Fast Track Academy Grant at WSCC
  • Member, Athens State University College of Education Advisory Committee
  • Federal grant recipient, municipal restructuring and improvements grant
  • Member, Athens State University Teacher Education Council
  • Member, Cullman Business Industry Alliance group
  • Consultant (volunteer), Tech Prep Demonstration Site Grant at WSCC-Hanceville
  • Member, Adult and Continuing Education Advisory Committee
  • Member, Alabama State Department of Education CTE Advisory Committee
  • Member, North Alabama Workforce Development Committee
  • Charter Member, Cullman Area Workforce Solutions Group (CAWS)
  • Member, ALSDE Instructional Review Teams (Central High, Pisgah High School)
  • Grant recipient, Federal Program Improvement Planning Grant
  • Volunteer, High School Keeping It Real Programs
  • Trainer the Trainer Certified, 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Coordinator, Athens State University E-Learning Symposium
  • Member, ADPSE planning committee, “Adult Education Initiative”
  • Author, Career Prep Course for ALSDE Career Technical Education
  • Participant, “SUCCESS” Guidance Training, ALSDE


Resource & Fiscal Leader – capable of creating and managing various budgets, exploring innovative funding sources, practicing rigorous accountability and transparency

Communication Skills – seeks first to understand; active listener; excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

Collaboration & Advocacy – successful experiences in collaboration with multiple groups and strategic partnerships: member numerous advisory boards, charter member Cullman Area Workforce Solutions, legislative council participate

Technological Leader – proven, exceptional skills in virtual training and e-learning using a variety of platforms; other technologies including Microsoft Office tools, Blackboard Academic Suite, Alabama ACCESS distance learning system