Welcome to Mr. Alford's Class
Kimball High School
Home of the Jaguars
In 2014, Mr. Alford celebrates his 19th year as a fully-credentialed teacher in the State of California. He graduated from California State University East Bay (B.A. in English/Mass Communication, History Minor. He also earned his Teaching Credential at CSU East Bay in 1995, reaching the National Dean's List for the third straight year.
Currently, he teaches English III and IV (College Preparatory)
Mr. Alford's teaching slogan is,
"Developing minds using proven research and tough love."
Students: Remember to bring all required materials, including notebooks, every day. If you need more details, consult your syllabus.
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