Degrees and Certifications:
Alabama State University - Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education (6-12) with a concentration in History
Mr. Clinton Bethea III
Mr. Clinton Bethea III is a highly qualified teacher in the State of Alabama. He is a graduate of the prestigious Alabama State University where he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education (6-12) with a concentration in History. He began his teaching career in Selma, Alabama where he was employed with Selma City School System at Selma High School. He was given the responsibility to teach World History, US History, Black History, Government, and Economics.
Mr. Bethea came to Coppinville Jr. High School in 2003. His responsibilities have been, but not limited to, teaching Social Studies (World Geography & Civics), Social Studies Department Chair 2011-2013, Assistant Football Coach (Dauphin Jr. High & Enterprise High School), Volunteer Girl’s Basketball Coach, African American History Program Assistant Coordinator, Student Carpool Director, and Building Level Key-Holder & Monitor. He also created an After School Tutorial for students needing help in Social Studies and Club Kings & Queens (Life Empowerment Club). Mr. Bethea continues to pour the necessary skills for success and life into his students on a weekly basis at Coppinville Jr. High School. He challenges his students to push beyond the norm and to expect nothing less than the best they can achieve.
Educational Qoutes to Live By:
"Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten."
~ B. F. Skinner