Meet Our Principal
Michael Wilson has been with the Birmingham City Schools since 1991. He earned his Bachelors Degree from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Wilson completed his Masters and Ed.S. in special education from The University of Alabama, Birmingham, as well as an Ed.S. in Educational Administration from the University of Montevallo. In 2003 he was awarded a Ph.D. in Instructional Leadership from the University of Alabama.
Wilson has served as a special education teacher, assistant principal and now principal at Glen Iris Elementary in Birmingham. During his first year as principal at Whatley Elementary, his school was one of 6 schools across the state to move from Alert II status to Academic Clear. Whatley was converted successfully from a K-5 to a K-8 school in 2003. Dr. Wilson left Whatley in 2006 with 100% of their accountability goals reached.
Dr. Wilson serves on several advisory committees such as Partners in Education, Family Involvement, Hands on Birmingham, and Community Education South.