James Murphy

1st Grade Lead Teacher

Mr. Murphy, originally from Jefferson City, MO, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication from William Jewell College. Before coming to Alma, he worked for Match Education in Hyde Park, MA as an Associate Teacher while completing a teacher certification program through Sposato Graduate School of Education. Prior to that, Mr. Murphy has worked with school districts in both Missouri and Arkansas in a variety of roles. He loves getting to work with students in his classroom and believes strongly that every child should have the right to a quality education. In his spare time, Mr. Murphy enjoys outdoor activities and spending quality time with his wife and two fur babies.