Local Schools GES’s Bethnee Durham Builds a Classroom Family January 23, 2023 1:49 pm by North Jefferson Herald Staff Views: 678 Bethnee Durham knew at 6 years old she wanted to be a teacher. She has taught for 32 years, 27 years at Gardendale Elementary School, and continues to be a shining example of why we celebrate teachers! Bethnee teaches first grade at GES. Tell us aYou've reached subscriber-only content Simply Register For Free Access Already a subscriber? Log in here.