Jennifer McKinney is a native of Madison County. She is a Sparkman High alumni and was very honored to return to her alma mater to teach after college graduation. Mrs. McKinney is a 2003 cum laude graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville with a bachelor's in History and Secondary Education. In her 13 years at SHS, she has taught a variety of history courses including AP US Government, Pre-AP US History 10, and currently AP US History. Mrs. McKinney is in her fourth year serving as the Social Science Department Chair and also sponsors both the Crusaders for Cancer Awareness and Indian Education. Outside of SHS, Mrs. McKinney enjoys teaching ballet at a local dance studio and spending time with her family.