Dr. Scott Coefield

Dr. Scott Coefield has served as superintendent of Pelham City SchoolsDr. Scott Coefield since the system was established in 2014. He previously served as an elected superintendent in Cleburne County, and the superintendent of Oneonta City Schools. Dr. Coefield has mentored several new superintendents throughout the state of Alabama and has worked with 22 different principals and 22 different board members.

Dr. Coefield is a frequent presenter to educational leaders and others on topics ranging from executing an aligned strategic plan, system finances, and raising student achievement. In nearly three decades of educational experience, all in the state of Alabama, Dr. Coefield has served as a high school history teacher, head varsity basketball and head varsity baseball coach, assistant varsity football coach, high school assistant principal, principal at the elementary and high school level, superintendent. He also worked at the State Department of Education as a principal coach where he provided focused assistance in 40+ schools helping improve school efficiency, school culture, and student achievement.

Dr. Coefield brings a proven and documented track record of collaboratively leading schools that have experienced high academic achievement, extra-curricular excellence, fiscal responsibility, safe and disciplined schools, and school constructio

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