Mr. Stephen McClurg

Phone: (205) 228-4171


Degrees and Certifications:

Master of Education, Secondary Language Arts, 2007 University of South Alabama Bachelor of Arts, English, 1999 University of South Alabama

Mr. Stephen McClurg

Advanced English 10
AP English Language and Composition

Current and former professional affiliations:

Mobile Bay Writing Project
National Education Association
National Council of Teachers of English
Alabama Council of Teachers of English


Hewitt-Trussville High School (2016--present)
Dual Enrollment 101 and 102
AP Language and Composition
English 11
Pre-AP English 10

Creative Writing Club

Homewood High School (2013-2016)
AP Literature and Composition

Gay/Straight Alliance

Hewitt-Trussville High School (2008--2013)
AP Literature and Composition
Dual Enrollment 101 and 102
English 10

Debate Team
Design Team
Philosophy Club
Film Club
Creative Writing Club

Hueytown High School (2007-2008)
English 10

Other experience:

PTO Grant Recipient (2013-2015)
Developed a Visiting Writers Series at Homewood High School

Slash Pine Poetry Festival (2014)
Featured reader

A+ College Ready (2012--2013)
Instructor/Consultant for AP Literature and Composition

Alabama Council of Teachers of English (2013)
Teacher Inservice: “’They might not need me, yet they might’: Using Professional and Teacher-Written Models for Writing Poetry”

Trussville City Schools (2010)
Teacher Inservices on classroom management

Mobile Bay Writing Project (2006)
“The Zine’s the Thing: Empowering Student Writers Through Self-Publishing”

Alabama Library Association (2005)
Presenter and Panelist: “Alternative Literature and Media in Libraries: Divining the Future of Collection Development”

I’ve also worked as a:

bass player (electric and upright)
body donation program assistant
grant proofreader
laboratory glassware cleaner
line cook
record store clerk
tutor for Buddhist monks

  • Supply List
    Advanced 10 and AP Language and Composition:
    You are expected to bring your materials to class each day. No excuses.
    Required supplies: binder, loose-leaf paper, pens, pencils
    Recommended but not required: notecards, highlighters, and sticky flags

    Please check the Summer Reading List for your class. Other books for each class TBD by the beginning of the academic year.