Dr. Monte B. Abner



Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. Monte B. Abner


  • Wilcox County Central High School - 1997 
  • Talladega College, B.A. (English Education), 2001
  • University of Alabama, M.A. Instructional Leadership, 2008
  • University of Alabama, Ed. S. Educational Leadership, 2010
  • University of Alabama, ED. D. Educational Administration, 2017
  • Fayetteville High School, Talladega County Schools (2001-2002) English Teacher and Girls' Basketball Coach
  • Talladega High School, Talladega City Schools (2002-2009) English Teacher, Reading Coach, ISI Facilitator, Academic Coach
  • Saks High School and Weaver High School, Calhoun County Schools (2009-2013) Assistant Principal
  • Indian Valley Elementary School, Sylacauga City Schools (2013 - present) Principal 
  • Alabama Education Association
  • National Education Association
  • Council for Leaders of Alabama Schools
  • Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Alabama Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development
  • Alabama Association of Elementary School Administrators
  • National Association of Elementary School Principals
  • Alabama Council for Leadership Development (ALSDE)

COMMUNITY Affiliations

  • Member of Christ Deliverance Christian Center, Talladega, Alabama 
  • Licensed and Ordained Minister
  • Co-founder of M.I.R.R.O.R. Image Male Mentorship, which includes "Face 2 Face" Mentoring Breakfast, Image League (Basketball Program), and ManUp (program in collaboration with Talladega County Juvenile Court and Talladega City Schools)
  • Co-founder of Choices Teens' Conference, teaching teenagers how to make sound, solid decisions
  • Founder of First Friday Teens, Talladega Youth Network, Kidz Kamp
  • Mondays with Monte on YouTube


  • Twitter - @montebabner or @IndianValleyEl
  • Instagram - @montebabner
  • FaceBook - Montaurius Abner
  • YouTube - www.youtube.com/user/ManifestDestiny79