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.
Mrs. Russell's planning period is from 10:40 A.M. - 11: 40 A.M. daily. This is when phone calls and messages will be returned. If for some reason, calls cannot be made at this time, calls will be returned after 3:30 P.M. or the next day. Get ready to make a splash in kindergarten in Mrs. Russell's "under the sea" classroom!