Assistant Principal Mrs. Murphy Ed.S, Ed.D Doctoral Student

Lisa Murphy


My name is LisaMurphy and I am honored to be a part of Pelham City Schools and humbled by the opportunity to join the Pelham Oaks family.

I have been an educator for 13 years. Most recently, I served asReading Coach at PelhamRidge. My classroom teaching experience includes pre-kindergarten, second, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade. My academic coaching experience extends from kindergarten to sixth grade. Athletically,I have coached seventh and eighth grade varsity girls basketball and served as the assistant coach for the boys.

My educational background includes a bachelor's degree fromAustin Peay University, a master’s degree from Troy University, and an education specialist degree from The University of West Alabama. I have earned a second master’s from Samford University in Educational Leadership where I am currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the same field of study.

In addition to being an educator, I am a wife of a military veteran. We have two children. Both college graduates.  One from Birmingham Southern College and the other from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Together we enjoy a good movie, traveling, and all outdoor sports and activities.