Drew Teel named Auburn assistant principal

Posted on July 11, 2021 5:31 PM


Auburn School has chosen Drew Teel has been selected to be the new assistant principal. The decision was made by Principal Kristina Rice with consultation from the interview committee and the Auburn Site-Based Decision Making Council, and after careful considerations, including a review of qualities developed by the staff for this position.

Teel has served as an LBD and MSD Special Education Teacher at Olmstead School since June 2016. He began his teaching career as an ECE and LBD Special Education Teacher at Russellville Jr./Sr. High School in 2014. Teel also has several years of coaching experience in middle school basketball at Russellville Independent Schools, Olmstead School, and Logan County Schools. He is the Logan County High School golf coach.

"Mr. Teel will be a great addition to our Tiger family," said Principal Rice. "He has a focused goal to always do what is best for students and successful experience in teaching elementary and middle school students. We look forward to welcoming Mr. Teel to the Auburn School community."

Teel graduated from Faulkner University with a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management. After graduating from Faulkner, he received a Master’s in Education from Auburn University in Montgomery. He then earned his Master's in Teaching in LBD from the University of the Cumberlands. He received an endorsement in MSD from Georgetown College. He also received an M.A.Ed in Education Administration Principal from Campbellsville University.

“I am honored to be selected as the next assistant principal of Auburn School. I am very excited for the opportunity to serve the students, staff, and community in the place that I am thankful to call home. Auburn School has a long tradition of excellence, and I look forward to being a part of the Auburn family. It’s truly great to be an Auburn Tiger!”

Drew Teel is married to the former Elizabeth Gill, who is a partner in the Russellville-based law firm Ross & Teel. They have two young children.

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