Dr. Evelyn Nettles Hines is a native of Beatrice, Alabama in Monroe County. She excelled as a high academic achiever and graduated from J.F. Shields High School, as class salutatorian. Her college endeavors include the earning of the Bachelor of Science degree, the Master of Education degree, and Secondary School Administration certification from Alabama A&M University in Normal, Alabama. She earned an Educational Specialist degree and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has also completed Urban Leadership Training from Harvard University. She holds certifications from the University of Alabama Superintendent's Academy as a State Certified Superintendent, Council for Leaders in Alabama Schools as Certified Instructional Leader and from National Institute for Leadership as a National Certified Instructional Leader. Dr. Hines frequently appears as a local, state and national speaker or workshop presenter of professional learning in education.
Her teaching career began in North Alabama schools. She was employed in Madison County Schools, Lawrence County Schools and Huntsville City Schools prior to coming to Birmingham City Schools in 1995. Her success as a classroom teacher earned her both state and national awards, including Alabama Vocational Teacher of the Year and National New Achiever by the Association of Family and Consumer Science. She held leadership positions in her professional affiliates at state and national levels.
She successfully served as principal of Ensley High School 1998-2004 moving the school from state academic alert to clear and Green Acres Middle School from failing to meeting AYP from 2004-2011. She served as principal of Ramsay High School from 2012 to 2014. Under her leadership Ramsay proudly boasted its position as the 7th best school in the state in 2013 and earned Ramsay National Blue Ribbon status as a School of Excellence in 2013. ACT scores exceeded the state average and students received over $15 million dollars in scholarship funds. Since 2014, Dr. Hines has also served the district at Dupuy Alternative, interim Principal at Jones Valley Middle and Curriculum Instructional leader at Central Office.
Dr. Hines is an active member of Living Stones Temple where she is a Youth Teacher, Coordinator of Small Group Ministry and a member of the Choir. She is married and proud to be the mother of one young adult daughter and a college son.
Dr. Hines states, "It is an honor and privilege to have the awesome opportunity to serve the historic G. W. Carver High School family. During the 2018-19 school year we are investing our talents, time, energy, resources, network, finances, life experiences, and prayer into the lives of each and everyone of the students enrolled in our school. If we invest in our students we are investing in our future!
"INVEST IN A RAM"
Dr. Evelyn Nettles HinesPrincipalenettles@bhm.k12.al.us