Mr. Ralph Bumgarner

Phone: 828-256-2570 ext 372312


Degrees and Certifications:

Education Master of School Administration, Appalachian State University, 2005 Master of Arts in Educational Media, Appalachian State University, 2002 Bachelor of Arts in Health and Physical Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988 Licensure Areas Principal, K-12 Instructional Technology Specialist, Computers Health and Physical Education Physical Education, K-12 Health, 6-9 Social Studies, 6-12

Mr. Ralph Bumgarner

I am in my 26th year in education having taught at all levels.  I have also worked at 9 different schools during my career.  I have taught Social Studies, World History, World Geography, Health and Physical Education, and Technology/STEM.
I hold a Bachelor of Arts from UNC-Chapel Hill.  I also hold a Master of Arts and a Master of School Administration from Appalachian State.
I have coached football, volleyball, basketball, swimming, baseball, softball, and tennis at the middle and high school levels.
I am a U.S. Navy veteran.  I have visited 8 different countries, on 3 different continents, and 5 major bodies of water.