Phone: 256 586-6005


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Alyssa Watkins

First Grade Teacher 

Mrs. Alyssa Watkins has been employed as a first grade teacher at Arab Primary School since 2009.  She is a 2005 graduate of Arab High School and a 2009 graduate of Athens State University where she earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education.  Mrs. Watkins holds an Alabama certification in elementary education and has Highly Qualified Teacher status in all K-6 core subjects. She was named Arab Primary School's Teacher of the Year and Elementary Teacher of the Year for Arab City Schools in 2017.  

Mrs. Watkins has been married to her husband, Buddy, since 2010. They have two children and live in Union Grove. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking, boating and camping at the lake, and going to the beach.  Mrs. Watkins and her family attend Arab First Baptist Church.