Curriculum Vitae

Kenny W. Clevenger, Jr.


Department of English

Southside High School

2361 School Drive

Southside, AL 35907

[school] (256)442-2172

Curriculum Vitae




MA, English, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama, December 2007.

BS, Secondary Education, Jacksonville State University, May 1998.  Major field of concentration: English.  Minor field: History.


Teaching Experience:

  • Teacher, 1998-Present, Southside High School, Southside, Alabama.  Twelfth Grade British Literature and Language, AP English Language and Composition, Eleventh Grade American Literature from 1900 to the Present and Language (general population and honors), Tenth Grade American Literature from Beginnings to 1900 and Language (general population and honors), Ninth Grade World Literature and Language, Creative Writing, Newspaper Production, Ninth Grade World History, Tenth Grade American History (honors).
  •  Adjunct Instructor, January 2007-Present, Gadsden State Community College, Gadsden, Alabama.  English 101 and English 102 (dual enrollment).
  •  Instructor, August 2008-Present, ACCESS Distance Learning, On-Line Creative Writing, On-Line Tenth Grade English, On-Line AP English Literature and Composition.
  • Adjunct Instructor, August 2011-Present, Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama. English 348 Composition and Speech.



         “Etowah County Writing Continuum.” Instructional tool for writing teachers in all grades. Coauthored with Jane Whitfield and Bobbie Keenum. 


Teaching Interests:


•     British Romantic Literature

•     British Elizabethan Literature

•     American Modernist Literature

•     Rhetoric and composition



Academic Honors:


         Southside High School Teacher of the Year, 2002-2003

         Finalist, Etowah County Teacher of the Year, 2002-2003

         Southside High School Teacher of the Year, 2008-2009 

         Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2004-Present

         Alabama Commission for Higher Education Scholarships, Jacksonville State University, 1993-1995



Academic Service:


         Key Club Faculty Advisor, Southside High School, 1998-2008

         Panther Press Advisor, Southside High School, 1998-2006

         Junior Class Faculty Sponsor, Southside High School 2005-2012 

         Scholars Bowl Coach / Faculty Advisor, Southside High School, 2006-Present

         Senior Class Faculty Sponsor, Southside High School, 2012 - Present 

         Governor's Teacher Cabinet Member, 2012 - 2013

         AP Coordinator, Southside High School, 2006-2007

         Cross Country Coach, Southside High School, 1998-2003

         Track Coach, Southside High School, 1998-1999

         Wrestling Coach, Southside High School, 1999-2000

         Tennis Coach, Southside High School, 2001-2005

         Executive Board Member, Etowah Education Association, 2000-2006

         Association Representative to the Etowah Education Association for Southside High School, 1999-Present

         Chairperson, Legislative Contact Team, Etowah County Education Association, 2001

         Legislative Contact Team Member, Etowah County Education Association, 2000-Present

         Etowah County Education Association Vice-President, 2009-2010, 2011-2012

         Etowah County Education Association President, 2010-2011, 2012-2013

         Homecoming Master of Ceremonies, Southside High School, 2001-Present

         Prom Master of Ceremonies, Southside High School, 2005-Present 

         National Honor Society Faculty Advisor, Southside High School, 2009-Present 




         Etowah County Education Association

         Alabama Education Association

         National Education Association

         Alabama Scholastic Challenge Association

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