About Claudia

Community Service

  • Booker T. Washington Magnet High School F.A.M.E. Board Member 

  • Seth Johnson Elementary School After School Tutor

  • Served on the State of Alabama Textbook Committee: 2015-2016 

  • Seth Johnson Neighborhood Association Executive Committee

  • Floyd Middle Magnet PTA, President

  • Johnson Elementary PTA, President

  • Youth Advisor, Metro Montgomery Chapter of the NAACP

  • Member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - Montgomery (AL) Alumnae Chapter

 

Awards, Honors, and Achievements

  • Alabama Council for Technology Education - State Technology Teacher of the Year 

  • Floyd Jr. High School Teacher of the Year 

  • Alabama Educational Technology Conference Sparkman Scholarship Recipient

  • Coordinator for NASA Teacher Enrichment Program 2001 

  • Developed Curriculum for Center for Advanced Technology Magnet at BTWMHS

  • Central Alabama Regional Educational Inservice Center Instructor

  • Site Coordinator for High Schools That Work Grant

Mrs. Claudia Thomas Mitchell, is Vice President of the Montgomery County Board of
Education. She is a retired Montgomery Public School teacher who spent 27 years as a science
and technology instructor in our community. She taught physical science at Cloverdale Jr. High,
Lee High School, Floyd Jr. High and created the curriculum for the Center for Advanced
Technology Magnet at Booker T. Washington Magnet High School. Her award-winning
technology students received over 70% of competition awards throughout the southeast during
her tenure.


Upon retirement, Claudia continued to serve students and the community through her
volunteerism within District 6. She served as a member of the BTW Magnet High School
F.A.M.E. Board and on the Seth Johnson Neighborhood Association Executive Committee. She
tutored students enrolled in the Johnson Elementary After School Program, served as the youth
advisor for the Metro Montgomery Chapter of the NAACP for over 10 years, and is an active
member of Delta Kappa Gamma the Montgomery (AL) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta
Sorority, Inc.


Some of her awards and honors include Alabama Council for Technology Education - State
Technology Teacher of the Year, Floyd Jr. High School Teacher of the Year, the recipient of the
Alabama Educational Technology Conference Sparkman Scholarship and was appointed to the
State of Alabama Textbook Committee by the Governor in 2015 & 2016.


She is a proud graduate of George Washington Carver High School and she received a B.S.
and M.S. in biology and chemistry from Alabama State University. Claudia and her husband
Arnold Mitchell, a retired forensic chemist, have been married over 40 years. They have three
accomplished children who are all graduates of Montgomery Public Schools. During her free
time, she enjoys quilting and creating fun and educational projects for her six grandchildren.
She is a member of the Church of the Highlands where she serves on the Dream Team.