Mrs. Tessa Benford

Phone: 256-331-2120 ext 1509


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education

Mrs. Tessa Benford

I am currently in my 10th year of teaching. I graduated from Athens State in May 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. I began my teaching career the following fall with Franklin County School System. I taught second grade for two years at Phil Campbell Elementary. After Phil Campbell Elementary, I was transferred to Tharptown Elementary to teach third grade. I taught third grade for five years. This is my third year here at Russellville Middle School teaching 6th grade Science.

I have been married to Josh Benford for 11 years, and we have two children. Our oldest daughter, Brandtley, is 8 years old and she is in the 3rd grade at Russellville Elementary. Our youngest daughter, Kinsley, is 6 years old and she is in 1st grade at West Elementary. We also have a fur baby and his name is Bama. We love the outdoors, Alabama Football, and the beach. 

Thank you for allowing me to teach your children. It is a joy and a blessing.




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