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Dr.  J. Tygar  Evans
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Principal's Bio


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University of Alabama, BS - 1984
University of Alabama, MA - 1985
University of Alabama, MA - 1988
University of Alabama, Ed.S. - 1993
Nova Southeastern University, Ed.D. - 2002




I have been serving as a school principal for the last 23 years. I have served as both an elementary and high school principal for 11 years at each level. I am entering my third year here in our Trussville City Schools after leaving from a principalship at Rome High School in Rome, GA. 


My wife, also an educator, and I retired from the state of Georgia in 2015. We decided to come to Trussville after searching for the 'best educational situation". We have been blessed to have received a recommendation to our current roles in our Trussville City Schools.


We have two daughters ages 28 and 21. Our oldest serves as a kindergarten teacher while our youngest attends the University of Alabama. We also have an nine-year old Lab/Catahualla mix.


I love to exercise and have fun by lifting weights, hiking with my wife, and eating hot-spicy food while advising Coach Saban on what plays to run on Saturdays.


I am excited about being your principal at Paine Elementary. I look forward to my years here at Paine Elementary to serve and help our students and community to be the best of the best. Roll Tide and MUSH!