Kirven Lang is a native Mobilian and a product of the Mobile County Public School System where he was a 1979 graduate of W.P. Davidson High School.
After graduating from high school, Kirven continued his education by attending the University of South Alabama from 1979-1983 where he earned a B.S. Degree in Political Science in 1983. Following graduation from college, he enlisted in the U.S. Marines Corps and served nine years in the military, four of which were in the U.S. Army. Serving military tours in South Korea and Saudi Arabia (Desert Storm), Staff Sergeant Lang returned home in 1992 to pursuit a career in education where he earned his teacher certification in Social Science (1994), and later a M.Ed. in Education Administration (2006) from the University of South Alabama.
Educational experience with MCPSS over the past 21 years include the following: Para-Professional, Social Studies Teacher, Football/Basketball & Softball Coach, Athletic Director, and Assistant Principal.
The highlight of his teaching, coaching, and administrative years were being selected as Teacher of the Year in 1996 at Mae Eanes Middle School, coaching two state championships football teams (Blount High School 1996 & 97), numerous County and Area championships at the high school and middle school level (Blount, LeFlore, Mae Eanes), presenting at the High Schools That Works -Annual Staff Development Conference, and instrumental in starting two "Fellowship of Christian Athletes" chapters in MCPSS.
Since his high school days, Principal Lang has always had a passion for coaching, mentoring, and community involvement, and has used that passion to help develop his core belief.
"Failure is Not an Option."