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The FOES Administration Team

Stevi Sims, Principal

Mrs. SimsMrs. Stevi Sims is currently the interim principal of Forest Oaks Elementary School. She was the assistant principal of  Forest Oak. She obtained her Bachelor’s Degree from Auburn University in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology in 1996. Mrs. Sims then went on to the University of Montevallo where she received her Master’s Degree in Educational Administration in 2002 and in 2012 she received her Educational Specialist Degree in Administration.

Mrs. Sims worked as the speech/language pathologist for Maude Saunders Elementary School in DeFuniak Springs, Florida in 1997 as well as for Pinedale Elementary School in Enterprise, Alabama from 1998-2000. After moving to Birmingham, she was employed with Meadow View Elementary School in Shelby County from 2000-2005 and then went on to become the assistant principal of Vincent Elementary School from 2005-2007.

Mrs. Sims believes in promoting a strong work ethic and nurturing a love for learning in all of her students and faculty. Mrs. Sims is married to Roy Sims, III and they have two children, Hayes and Madi Claire. Her interests include spending quality time with family, reading both professional and non-fiction books, and traveling.


Carlyn Duncan, Assistant Principal

Mrs. SimsCarlyn Duncan  has over 18 years of experience as an educator and has most recently served an Instructional Coach for Shelby County Schools. She received a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and a master’s in Instructional Leadership from the University of West Alabama.


Contacting the Administration

The FOES administrative team is available to meet with parents to answer questions and to address concerns. If you would like to schedule a conference or if you would like to speak with one of the administrators by phone, please call the school office at 682-7220. Please provide a telephone number at which you can be reached if circumstances prevent an immediate response to your call. We will try to respond to questions on the same school day and certainly within 24 hours.