Phone: (504)-270-0700 (Please call during planning (9:40-10:40 a.m.) or leave a message and I will return your call after 3:30 p.m).


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Chelsea Hayes

Mrs. Hayes is a third grade teacher at J.F. Gauthier Elementary. This is her ninth year teaching at Gauthier and she could not imagine teaching anywhere else. Mrs. Hayes attended Nicholls State University where she received her Bachelors in Science in Early Childhood Education and Early Intervention/Special Education. She enjoys researching new and exciting ways to implement hands-on experiences in her classroom. Her goal is to ensure that every child discovers their love for learning. In 2020, Mrs. Hayes was honored to be named J.F. Gauthier's Teacher of the Year. When Mrs. Hayes is not teaching, she enjoys spending time with her husband, two sons, and family. Her absolute favorite place to visit each year is Disney World.

"Education is the most powerful weapon you can use to change the world." -Nelson Mandela

*Mrs. Hayes' planning period is from 9:40 A.M.-10:40 A.M. Monday-Friday. This is when phone calls and messages will be returned.  If for some reason calls cannot be made during this time, calls will be returned after 3:30 P.M. or the following day.​