Principal: Dr. Terrell E. Brown

Site Facilitator: Mrs. Melody Harrington

School Website

School Coordinators:
Alexis Montgomery: amontgomery@bhm.k12.al.us
O’Brian Spann: ospann@bhm.k12.al.us

Mrs. Melody Harrington

GEAR UP Birmingham Site Facilitator

Phone: 205-821-1386

Email: mharrington@bhm.k12.al.us

Twitter: @Mpharrington1

Read Bio

Melody Harrington has had the privilege of teaching in Birmingham City Schools for over 20 years. She has taught science at both West End and Huffman High Schools. She is a dedicated educator that is fueled by her passion for helping students reach their full potential.

Mrs. Harrington earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Alabama A&M University and her Masters of Education degree from the University of Montevallo. She earned her Juris Doctor degree from Miles Law School.

Mrs. Harrington believes that giving back to the community is very important. As an active member of the Junior League of Birmingham, she strives to improve the Birmingham community through her tireless commitment to volunteering. Mrs. Harrington is a lifelong resident of Birmingham where she resides with her husband and two children.

Ja’Terrius Woods

Student Ambassador, 11th grade

My responsibilities as an ambassador: My responsibility as a student ambassador is to be more social with my peers and encourage other students to take advantage of everything that GEAR UP offers.
Why I decided to become a student ambassador:I want to be a leader in my school and community and experience all the opportunities that GEAR UP offers.
A short fun fact about myself: I like all the Marvel movies with Spiderman as being my favorite.

Joseph Perdue

Parent Ambassador

My responsibilities as an ambassador: My responsibilities as a GEAR UP Parent is to encourage each parent to get involved in GEAR UP services and activities and that each student attends the required sessions, and arrive on time for each activity.
Why I decided to become a parent ambassador: I enjoy volunteering and GEAR UP is a great place to start.
A short fun fact about myself: I love to play sports, especially bowling and I’m currently in two leagues with UBSC.


Submit your email address today to receive all GEAR UP Birmingham updates directly to your inbox!

You have Successfully Subscribed!