Kathy Irby

Biology Teacher


Courses Taught

Honors Biology 8th Grade/Medical Detectives




University of South Alabama

Masters of Science Ed., 2003-2006

Bachelor of Science, Science Composite, 1998-2002

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student, Educational Foundations Award 1999
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Student, Secondary Education 2003
  • Dean and President List Scholar
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Member of Golden Key Honorary Society
  • Meridian Junior College

    Associative Degree, Registered Nurse, 1974-1976

  • Graduated Highest Honors
  • Dean and President List Scholar
  • Member of Phi Kappa Phi
  • Honors and Awards:

    Recipient of Community Services Grant, 2008-2009 [Senator V. Figures]

    Recipient of Community Services Grant, 2007-2008 [Senator V. Figures]

  • To purchase 77" interactive Smart board with projector/sound for classroom distance learning, podcasting, data analyses with Vernier Probeware & multiple classroom applications to meet technology standards
  • Recipient of STAR Scholar Award, 2007-2008 [UAH]

  • Independent research on Island of Yanuca, Bateluva Fiji: Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society, July 2007
  • Recipient of Community Services Grant, 2006-2007 [Senator V. Figures]

  • Vernier Probeware purchased for ground truthing data collection & in-school laboratory technology
  • Participant in Jason Remote Sensing Pilot Program, 2004-2005 [NASA]

  • Initiated student field-work investigations at Dauphin Island salt marsh

    Professional Organizations

    National Science Teachers Association

    Phi Kappa Phi

    Golden Key Honorary Society

    News Posts