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Board of Education December Recognitions

December 17, 2019 -- The Vestavia Hills Board of Education on Monday night took time to recognize several school system staff members for their recent accomplishments.

Honorees included:

AASBO Local School Financial Management Program Graduates

Ten Vestavia Hills City Schools bookkeepers recently graduated from the Alabama Association of School Business Officials’ Local School Financial Management Certificate Program. The program was offered through The University of Alabama’s College of Continuing Studies. The yearlong program provided bookkeepers with advanced training in accounting, school law, budgeting and financial reporting, and the use of technology in financial management. 

Certificated bookkeepers include:


  • Lisa Bunn - West Elementary
  • Ginger Golden - Dolly Ridge Elementary
  • Lisa Greer - VHHS
  • Helen Hickman - Pizitz Middle School
  • Cricket Justice - Board of Education
  • Amy Schmidt - VHHS
  • Laura Sheppard - East Elementary
  • Amy Torbert - Liberty Park Middle School
  • Debbie Walker - VHHS
  • Jo Wood - Cahaba Heights Elementary


Keith Price - Certified Education Technology Leader

Vestavia Hills City Schools Director of Technology, Keith Price, was recently awarded the designation of Certified Technology Education Leader by the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN). To earn the designation, Price completed a rigorous examination process identifying ten skill areas that educational technology leaders must possess in the 21st century. There are fewer than 20 people in Alabama that hold this certification, according to CoSN.