Faculty and Staff

Country Day has been so successful in providing the premiere educational experience in Alexandria because our faculty and staff are exceptional.   Our teachers are highly certified with average experience of fifteen years.  However, highly qualified teachers is only part of the Country Day advantage.  We prioritize teachers that love students and recognize the individuality of every child.  Country Day teachers possess the love, knowledge, and experience for teaching that is so necessary to inspire and help students realize their full potential. 

Primary School Faculty

Lower School Faculty

Middle School Faculty

Administration

Facilities

Cocurricular

Upper School Faculty

Degree(s):

Business Administration, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Kelsie Artigue

Elective Teacher

Degree(s):

General Studies, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 5

Trey Barnes

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

Music, Oklahoma City University

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

Travis Burch

Civics and English Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Fitness & Wellness, Athletic Training, and Cardiopulmonary Science, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Tiffany Chelette

Chemistry and Environmental Science Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Northwestern State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 15

Betty Goatley

Algebra I and Geometry Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Master of Arts in Teaching, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 10

Terry Guillory

Algebra II and Advanced Mathematics Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Julie Janzen

Biology and Physical Science Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Liberal Studies in English, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Master of Arts in Teaching, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Courtney LeBoeuf

English Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Master of Arts in Romance Languages, University of New Orleans

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

James Morgan

Spanish Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Anna Wilson

History Teacher

Francisco Acuna

Tennis Instructor

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana College

MS in Elementary Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8, Supervisor of Student Teaching

Years of Classroom Experience: 50

Delores Barrett

First Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Speech Communication, Portland State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 22

Rebecca Bergeron

Director of Technology

Degree(s):

BA in Elementary Education, University of New Orleans

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 20

Stacey Besselman

Math Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Administration, Appalachian State University

MA in Religion, University of Georgia

MA in Education , Georgia State University

Specialist in Educational Leadership, Kennesaw State University

Bill Bridges

Head of School

Degree(s):

BS in Early Childhood Education, Henderson State University

Areas of Certification: PreK-Grade 3

Years of Classroom Experience: 13

Cortney Burford

PreK-3 Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Education in Humanities (Languages), Universidad Pedagogica Nacional

MS in Education and Digital Media, University College- London

Years of Classroom Experience: 11

Jose Cavalier

Spanish Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Early Childhood Education, Ouachita Baptist University

Years of Classroom Experience: 27

Country Day Class of: 1986

Allison Covington

Head of Lower School

Degree(s):

BS in Criminal Justice, McNeese State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 4-8 Math

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

April Dupre

Algebra Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Southwest Missouri State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 27

Rhonda Eloi

Kindergarten Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies PK-8, Western Governors University

Areas of Certification: PreK-Grade 8

Years of Classroom Experience: 12

Country Day Class of: 1996

Erin Fontanille

PreK-3 Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Elementary Education, Louisiana State University

Master in Educational Leadership, Southeastern University

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Marcie Gothreaux

Second Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in General Studies, Louisiana State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 6-12 English and Social Studies

Years of Classroom Experience: 9

Country Day Class of: 2000

Belle Farley

History Teacher

Stephanie Farrell

PreK Paraprofessional

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University

Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University

Kourtney French Garcia

Upper School Counselor

Phil Fuselier

Science Teacher

Degree(s):

AS in Early Childhood Education, Louisiana State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Katie Gauthier

PreK Paraprofessional

Degree(s):

BS in Finance, University of North Texas

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Angela Guillory

Head of Business and Operations

Degree(s):

BS in Chemistry, Louisiana College

MA in Teaching, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Spanish

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Country Day Class of: 2005

Sharon Hobbs

Spanish and History Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Education, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Years of Classroom Experience: 36

Kim Hurley

Second Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Home Economics and Interior Design, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-4

Years of Classroom Experience: 23

Jennifer Jeansonne

First Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, University of Maryland

MA in Educational Leadership, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: PreK-Grade 4, School Leadership Level 1

Years of Classroom Experience: 26

Wendy Jenkins

Kindergarten Teacher

Sarah Kegerris

Assistant Tennis Instructor

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana Tech University

MA in Intercultural Studies, Union University

MA in Theological Studies, Gateway Seminary

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 16

Tiffany Kinnison

Third Grade ELA Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston University

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston University

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston University

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-5

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Stacy Lewis

Sixth Grade ELA Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Accounting, Louisiana Tech

MBA in Athletic Administration, Louisiana Tech

Marshall Loeffler

Director of Athletics

Degree(s):

BA in English, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

MA in Teaching, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 14

Dana Lyles

Head of Upper School

Years of Classroom Experience: 10

Lindsay Magallon

Office Manager- University Campus

Degree(s):

BS in General Studies, Louisiana State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-5

Years of Classroom Experience: 28

Eric Mayeux

Fifth Grade ELA Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8, Special Education, School Librarian

Years of Classroom Experience: 32

Kathy McDonald

Third Grade Math, Science, and Social Studies Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 12

Sheila McLain

Office Manager- Bayou Rapides Campus, Director of After School Programs

Degree(s):

BS in General Studies, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: PreK-4 Grade 4

Years of Classroom Experience: 26

Stephanie Neal

PreK-4 Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Early Childhood Education, Louisiana Tech University

Areas of Certification: PreK3-Grade 3

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Taylor Price

PreK-4 Teacher

Abigail Rai

STEM Teacher

Abigail Rai

STEM Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

MA in Theatre, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: School Librarian, Speech Grades 6-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 43

Jan Reich

Librarian

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana State University

MA in Theatre, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: School Librarian, Speech Grades 6-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 43

Jan Reich

Librarian

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana State University

MA in Theatre, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: School Librarian, Speech Grades 6-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 43

Jan Reich

Librarian

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 24

Kim Roberts

Director of Admissions

Degree(s):

BA in English, Louisiana State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8, School Librarian

Years of Classroom Experience: 26

Lori Robertson

PreK-4 Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 12

Brenda Serie

Facility Custodian

Denver Shoup

Guitar and Drums Instructor

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education

Years of Classroom Experience: 37

Carol Smith

Technology Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education

Years of Classroom Experience: 37

Carol Smith

Technology Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education

Years of Classroom Experience: 37

Carol Smith

Technology Teacher

Freddie Smith

Facility Custodian

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 45

Sis Spurgeon

Kindergarten Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades Kindergarten-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 29

Cathy Spurlock

Primary and Lower Music Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades Kindergarten-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 29

Cathy Spurlock

Primary and Lower Music Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in History, University of Southern Mississippi

Years of Classroom Experience: 19

Melody Stubbs

Fourth Grade Math, Science, and Social Studies Teacher

Degree(s):

AS in Early Childhood Education, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 9

Kristin Thiels

Primary Art Teacher

Teresa Thomason

Piano Instructor

Degree(s):

BS in Animal Science, Texas A&M University

MS in Agriculture- Animal Science, Texas A&M University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-5

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Ashley Vanderlick

Fifth and Sixth Grade Science Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Louisiana Tech

Anna VanMol

Director of Advancement

Degree(s):

BA in Acting, Oklahoma City University

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Kody Walker

Fine Arts Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Acting, Oklahoma City University

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Kody Walker

Fine Arts Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts, St. Louis University

Master of Arts, University of Missouri

Ph.D. , Washington State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 10

Courtney Williams

Fourth Grade ELA Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 13

Stafford Williams

Director of Building & Grounds

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education , Louisiana State University at Alexandria

MS in Educational Leadership , Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 20

Kristy Zachary

Head of Middle School