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  • Master of Music in Education - Florida State University, 2015-2017
  • Bachelor of Science Choral Music Education - The University of Alabama, 2003-2009
  • Eufaula High School, Eufaula, AL - Class of 2003

  • Spain Park High School, Director of Choirs - 2015 - present
  • Hueytown High School, Director of Choirs - 2010 - 2015


Mr. Schaeffer is in his eighth year of teaching and third year as the Director of Choirs at Spain Park High School. Originally from Eufaula, Alabama, Mr. Schaeffer received his Masters degree from Florida State University through the MME Summer Program where he was a member of the FSU Summer Chorale and studied advanced choral conducting under Dr. Kevin Fenton and Dr. Andre Thomas. Mr. Schaeffer received his B.S. in Choral Music Education from the University of Alabama where he was a member of the University Singers, Men's A Cappella group Subject to Change, and Opera Theatre. Mr. Schaeffer became a National Board Certified Teacher in 2017.

Mr. Schaeffer currently serves as treasurer, webmaster, and The Reprise newsletter designer for the Alabama Choral Directors Association. He is an active member of the Birmingham Chamber Chorus, under the direction of Terre Johnson, and has spent two summers on stage with the Red Mountain Theatre Company in Legally Blonde and as "Corny Collins" in Hairspray.

Mr. Schaeffer is an avid English Premier League soccer and Alabama football fan.