Mr. James Putman

Phone: 256-837-3735


Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. University of North Alabama B.S. Athens State University M.A. University of Alabama Huntsville

Mr. James Putman

8th grade Physical Science/PLTW Magic of Electrons

Head Basketball Coach


Mr. Putman holds Bachelor's degrees from the University of North Alabama and Athens State University. He earned his Masters degree from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. His state teaching certifications includes Comprehenisve Science, Social Science, Language Arts, and Business Education.


This is Mr. Putman's 4th year at DMS but, before coming to Discovery he spent many years teaching a variety of subjects in the Madison County school system. Begining his career at Meridianville Middle School, he taught 7th and 8th grade Science and Social Studies. After transfering to Hazel Green High in 2008 he taught 11th grade US History and 12 grade Government/Economics. Since coming to Discovery in 2016 he has been teaching 8th grade Physical Science and the PLTW gateway engineering course Magic of Electrons.