Faculty and Staff

David James

Headmaster - BS from Auburn University

High School Teacher

Jr. High School Teacher

(334) 524-8566

Rita James

Assistant Headmaster - Bethel School of Ministry

Bible Teacher

English Teacher

(334) 444-1891

Rev. Deborah Moreland

Counselor

Bible Teacher

ElementaryTeacher

David Adams

Masters in Elementary Education from Florida State

ElementaryTeacher

Bible Teacher

Deborah Clay

BS in MIS from Auburn University

High School Teacher

Jr. High School Teacher

Nelson

Headmasters Credentials

David James

David James, graduate of Opelika High School and Auburn University, has experimented with alternative energies for the past eighteen years. Those energies have included solar, wind, ethanol and bio-diesel. Mr. James has produced over 80,000 gallons of alternative fuel. At Eastwood Christian School where Mr. James serves as headmaster, bio-diesel fuels runs the school’s buses, other vehicles and machinery. Some of his work has been with algae in the production of bio-diesel fuel.

David James’ has a distinguished military background. While at Auburn University, he was in the Special Forces ROTC. In 1971. he joined the Arm Security Agency(ASA) Electronics and graduated second in his class. In 1974, he served in Berlin, Germany, on a Classified mission; his Top Secret clearence allowed access to special intelligence. He was awarded an Army Accomodation Medal.  Mr. James was named a company commander in the Alabama State Defense Force.

Mr. James has owned a landscape and tree surgeon company. He has worked at a steel lab and at a magnetic tape lab. He opened Eastwood Christian Academy in 1993 and has served as the school’s headmaster while teaching math and science classes.

  • June 19, 1952: Born in Opelika Alabama to Frank and Barbara James 
  • 1970: Graduated Opelika High School 
  • 1970-1971: Auburn University, Special Forces ROTC 
  • 1971-1973: March of 1971 joined ASA (Army Security Agency) Electronics, and graduated second in class 
  • 1974: November, Served in Berlin, Germany, Mission Classified, given top secret clearance with access to special intelligence, Army Accommodation Medal 
  • 1978: Graduated Auburn University, Landscape Design, extensive chemistry and plant knowledge 
  • 1978-1983: Owned a landscape and tree surgeon company 
  • 1983-1993: Worked at Vermont American, steel lab working with x-raay and dye penetrates etc. 
  • 1984-1993: Worked at Ampex, magnetic tape lab 
  • 1993-present: Headmaster at Eastwood Christian School, director of Alternative Energies, Advanced Algebra, Trigonometry, Chemistry and Science 
  • 2000-Present: Began experimentation with alternative energies, Solar, Wind, Ethanol, and Bio-Diesel. Have currently produced in excess of 80,000 gallons of alternative fuels. Worked with Algae for the past 15 months 
  • 2008-Present: Company Commander Alabama State Defense Force