Mrs. Kayla P. Russell

Phone: 504-272-0700


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education University of New Orleans School Librarian Add-On Certification Northwestern State University Master's Degree in Educational Leadership

Mrs. Kayla P. Russell

Kayla Russell is a kindergarten teacher who started her teaching career in 2013.  She loves teaching kindergarten! Mrs. Russell received her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of New Orleans and her school librarian certification from Northwestern State University. She has recently achieved her Master's Degree in Educational Leadership.  Before teaching kindergarten, Mrs. Russell worked for two years as a Reading Interventionist at J.F. Gauthier Elementary School and for one year as a third grade teacher. Mrs. Russell celebrates her birthday on March 14 and is married to Drew Russell. After school, Mrs. Russell coaches the J.F. Gauthier Cheerleaders and the N.P. Trist Treasures Dance Team.

Get ready to make a splash in kindergarten in Mrs. Russell's "under the sea" classroom! 




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My Office Zoom hours are 9:00-11:00 a.m.

I'm also available on Mondays-Fridays from 8:30-3:30  for any correspondence

To access the weekly activities please click on the tab "Weekly Engagement Activities". 

To access other resources, click on the "Resources" tab. 

Students should access most online programs using the Clever link on the Educational Links page. 

All students have their usernames and passwords for Clever.

Please contact me at 

Office Hours: Tuesday 

9:00 - 9:20 AM
9:30 - 9:50 AM
10:00 -10:20 AM
10:30 - 10:50 AM