Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Elementary Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham B.S. Elementary Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Mrs. Rashel Darnell
I grew up near Trussville, where I attended Erwin from kindergarten through 12th grade. After graduation, I started attending The University of Alabama at Birmingham. I met my husband there, and we were married in the summer of 2000. I started my first year of teaching in the fall of 2000 at Leeds Elementary School, and I also began earning my master's degree. I transferred to Paine Intermediate School in 2003. I have taught 5th grade in Trussville every year since then with the exception of 1 year. I took off one year when I stayed at home after having my second child.
My husband and I have been married for 18 years now. We have two amazing boys, who are in 8th and 5th grades this year. We have two dogs, which are Huskies named Smokey and Pepper. My biggest hobby is scrapbooking, and I love traveling with my family.
I look forward to more years of teaching the wonderful students here!