James Ray

LGSx Board Member, Education Council | Director since 2023

Meet James Ray, a Miami, FL native, and the Assistant Principal at Ridgecrest Elementary School in Phenix City, AL, with 23 years of dedicated experience in education. His career encompasses diverse roles including elementary school teacher, Lead Math and Science teacher, STEM Magnet Coordinator, Regional Science Coach and Elementary Dean.

Mr. Ray actively collaborates with a diverse group to enhance STEAM exposure for students, the district, and the community. His educational philosophy centers on holistic transformation within the school environment, nurturing students for success in STEAM careers.

Beyond work, Mr. Ray finds fulfillment in serving others, embodying the quote, “Yesterday is history, Tomorrow is a mystery, Today is a gift.”