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Deb Waddell

Sixth Grade Science,

ACMS Newspaper and Yearbook Advisor

Adair County Education Association-President, Middle Cumberland Education Association Board Member and Secretary, National Education Association Member, Kentucky Science Teachers Association Member

The BEST way to reach me is by email: debra.waddell@adair.kyschools.us

Please allow me 24 hours to respond.

The BEST TIME TO REACH ME is between 8:45-9:30 a.m. (270-384-5308)

322 John Adair Dr., Columbia, KY 42728


Hello and welcome to my web page. I am thrilled to be a sixth-grade science teacher at ACMS and am honored to teach so many wonderful students! 


  • Proud grad of Washington County H.S.-Springfield, KY
  • B.S. Murray State University, Murray, KY
  • M.A. Ed. Murray State University, Murray, KY
  • Additional Course Work: University of Northern Iowa, Augsburg College, University of Northern Colorado and Harvard University
  • Presenter for state, regional and national educational workshops


  • Grew up on a beautiful KY farm
  • Over 30 years of experience in education
  • Lived in OH, KY, and MN
  • Married to John, Daughter Alexa is a Lindsey Wilson College Graduate, Three bonus sons and a bonus daughter in OH/MI, seven lovely grandchildren
  • Loves reading, dance, music, marching band, nature and everything animals


A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

-Maya Angelou


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