Degrees and Certifications:
BA in Social Studies Education The University of New Orleans
Ms. Kathy Pechon
Ms. Pechon is a Social Studies teacher at Chalmette High School. She began teaching at Chalmette High School in 2017. Prior to CHS, she taught in Jefferson Parish at L.W. Higgins High School for 17 years where she was Teacher of the Year her final year.
Ms. Pechon was born and raised in St. Bernard but moved around a bit after graduating from Andrew Jackson High School. She returned to her hometown in 2007 wanting to be part of the rebuilding and rebirth of the parish.
Prior to teaching, Ms. Pechon had a career in retail management and supervision. She then pounced on the opportunity to attend college at The University of New Orleans where she graduated in 1999 with her degree in Social Studies Education.