Dr. John J. Mundy, Principal

Phone: (228) 826-4188

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Dr. John J. Mundy, Principal

Dr. John J. Mundy is serving his first year as the Principal at Vancleave Upper Elementary School. He served as principal at Vancleave High School for 2 years after serving three years as Assistant Principal. He has been invested in education since 1997. He taught Visual Arts and TV Production before moving to Texas in 1998. As a 4th grade teacher, he was awarded with the Innovative Technology Award. In 2000, he returned to Biloxi to join the staff of Biloxi's newest elementary North Bay where he taught 5th grade for 10 years, then moved to Gorenflo where he taught for 2 more years. While in the classroom, Dr. Mundy continued to work on his education. He achieved a bachelors from Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL, a Master's from William Carey, a Specialist from the University of Southern Mississippi in Administration, and a PhD. from USM in Educational Leadership with a concentration in Research. Dr. Mundy is also a Certified National Board Teacher.

​Dr. Mundy works to support the teachers, students, and administration of Vancleave Schools to ensure that all students learn and have an opportunity to be their best. He strives to maintain the district motto, ‘Raising the Standard’.

Dr. Kim Tillman, Assistant Principal

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Dr. Kim Tillman, Assistant Principal

Dr. Kim Tillman has been part of the Vancleave Upper Elementary family for five years serving as the assistant principal.  During her twenty years in education, she has serviced children in various roles at the elementary and middle school level.  In 1997, Dr. Tillman received a Bachelor’s Degree in communication sciences and disorders from the University of South Florida.  She was employed as a speech pathologist for the Portsmouth Public School System while residing in Virginia.  Upon returning to Mississippi, she earned a Master’s Degree in education from William Carey College and later earned the title of National Board Certified Teacher.  Dr. Tillman later pursued a Ph.D. in educational leadership and graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2001.

Dr. Tillman enjoys working at VUE and appreciates the family atmosphere among the faculty and staff.  She is proud to serve the Vancleave community and looks forward to new and exciting opportunities to serve children.