Picture of Principals


Cory Eckstein

Cory Eckstein grew up down the road in Tallassee and went to college at AUM, where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, Master's Degree in Instructional Leadership, and is currently completing his Education Specialist Degree. He is a seasoned teacher having taught 5th Grade ELA for nine years at Southside Middle School before joining Tallassee City School's Central Office team as the Instructional Technology Leader for the district. Mr. Eckstein feels very blessed to be a part of the Redland Elementary community. 

He is married to a fellow educator. His wife, Hillary, teaches at Tallassee Elementary School and is the coach of the Tallassee High School Dance team. They have three little boys, Cue, Winn, and Porter.

Assistant Principal

Spencer Wade

Spencer Wade grew up in Prattville and went to AUM where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. He received his Master's Degree in Instructional Leadership from UWA. He taught 5th Grade, all subjects, at Dozier Elementary in Montgomery for two years. He taught for three years at Millbrook Middle School teaching ELA. After teaching at MMS for three years, he stayed at MMS as the 5th-8th Grade Assistant Principal for two years. 

He is married to Julie Wade. They have twins! A little boy and little girl, Evan and Avery.