Phone: 504-301-1500


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Arts, Art History Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Special Education, English Certification (In Progress)

Ms. Kayla Halstead

Ms. Halstead is excited to meet her new students and see what amazing things this new school year will bring! She is a Special Education and English Language Arts teacher at Andrew Jackson Middle School. Ms. Halstead is from Columbus, Georgia but has been a resident of Louisiana for five years. She received her Bachelors of Arts in Art History at Louisiana State University, and is currently pursing a Masters of Arts in Teaching Secondary Special Education with an English certification from the University of New Orleans. 

In her freetime, Ms. Halstead likes to hangout with her two cats, Lana and Ophelia, and her pug, Larry David. She also likes to read, write, bake, visit museums, try new foods and restaurants, and spend time with friends and family.