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):

Bachelor of General Studies, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Trey Barnes

Head Baseball Coach

Degree(s):

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

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

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: 16

Betty Goatley

Art and Engineering Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

Master of Arts in Teaching, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 11

Terry Guillory

Algebra II and Advanced Mathematics Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Health and Physical Education, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

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

Areas of Certification: ELA Grades 6-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

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: 9

James Morgan

Spanish Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Anna Wilson

History Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Industrial Engineering Technology , Northwestern State University

Master's in Teaching, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: 6-12 Math and Agriscience

Years of Classroom Experience: 9

Jason Wells

Math Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of General Studies, LSU of Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Trey Barnes

Head Baseball Coach

Degree(s):

Bachelor of General Studies, LSU of Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 6

Trey Barnes

Baseball Instructor

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: 51

Delores Barrett

First Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Mathematics and Physical Education, Northwestern State University

Master's in Education , Arkansas State University

Areas of Certification: Math, Physical Education, Administration

Years of Classroom Experience: 34

Brian Barrios

Fifth and Sixth Grade Math Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Psychology, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Aaron Beaubouef

Physical Education Teacher/Athletic Director

Degree(s):

BS in Speech Communication, Portland State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 23

Rebecca Bergeron

Director of Technology

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: 14

Cortney Burford

PreK-3 Teacher

Jennifer Chelette

Receptionist - Bayou Rapides Campus

Degree(s):

BS in Early Childhood Education, Ouachita Baptist University

Master's in Early Childhood Education, Northwestern State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 28

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: 5

April Dupre

Algebra Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Elementary Education, Southern University

Areas of Certification: Elementary Education 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 27

Sylvia Dupree

Second Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Southwest Missouri State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 28

Rhonda Eloi

Kindergarten Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Stephanie Farrell

PreK Paraprofessional

Degree(s):

Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, LSU of Alexandria

BS in Interdisciplinary Studies PK-8, Western Governors University

Areas of Certification: PreK-Grade 8

Years of Classroom Experience: 13

Country Day Class of: 1996

Erin Fontanille

PreK-3 Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Physical Education, Minor in Music and Science, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 26

Phil Fuselier

Science Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts, Baylor University

Master of Social Work, Louisiana State University

Kourtney French Garcia

Upper School Counselor

Degree(s):

AS in Early Childhood Education, Louisiana State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Katie Gauthier

PreK Paraprofessional

Degree(s):

BS in Finance, University of North Texas

Years of Classroom Experience: 5

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: 7

Country Day Class of: 2005

Sharon Hobbs

Spanish Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Education, University of Louisiana at Monroe

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 37

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: 26

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: 28

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: 17

Tiffany Kinnison

Third Grade ELA Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Sam Houston State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

Kayla Koch

Physical Education Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-5

Years of Classroom Experience: 4

Stacy Lewis

Sixth Grade ELA Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in English, Louisiana State University at Alexandria

MA in Teaching, Louisiana College

Years of Classroom Experience: 15

Dana Lyles

Head of Upper School

Years of Classroom Experience: 11

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: 29

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: 33

Kathy McDonald

Third Grade Math, Science, and Social Studies Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Communications, Minor in Art, Louisiana State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Madison Morrison

PreK-4 Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in General Studies, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: PreK-4 Grade 4

Years of Classroom Experience: 27

Stephanie Neal

PreK-4 Teacher

Degree(s):

Diploma in Pre-Primary Education, The University of Ibadan, Nigeria

B.Ed. in Teacher Education / Pre-Primary Education , The University of Ibadan, Nigeria

M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education, The University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Years of Classroom Experience: 10

Omotoyosi Orji

PreK-4 Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Elementary Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: PreK, Kindergarten, Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 7

Jennifer Parish

Seventh and eighth History Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Early Childhood Education, Louisiana Tech University

Areas of Certification: PreK3-Grade 3

Years of Classroom Experience: 3

Taylor Price

PreK-4 Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

Abigail Rai

STEM Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

Abigail Rai

STEM Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Kinesiology, Minor in Communication and Psychology , LSU of Alexandria

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

Roman Redfearn

Health and P.E. Teacher / Head Basketball Coach

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):

Master's of Business Administration, University of Puerto Rico

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Karen Rivera

Fifth and Sixth Grade Spanish Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Louisiana State University

Years of Classroom Experience: 26

Kim Roberts

Director of Admissions

Degree(s):

BS in Secondary Education Social Studies , Louisiana Tech University

Areas of Certification: Social Studies

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Julie Samples

English I Teacher

Years of Classroom Experience: 12

Brenda Serie

Facility Custodian

Denver Shoup

Guitar and Drums Instructor

Degree(s):

Early Childhood Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: PreK-3rd

Years of Classroom Experience: 2

Marlee Slayter

First Grade Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education, K-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 38

Carol Smith

STEM and Engineering Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education, K-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 38

Carol Smith

STEM and Engineering Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Business Education, Computer Literacy, Special Education, K-12

Years of Classroom Experience: 38

Carol Smith

STEM and Engineering Teacher

Freddie Smith

Facility Custodian

Degree(s):

BS in Elementary Education, Northwestern State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 46

Sis Spurgeon

Kindergarten Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades Kindergarten-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 30

Cathy Spurlock

Primary and Lower Music Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Education, Louisiana College

Areas of Certification: Grades Kindergarten-8

Years of Classroom Experience: 30

Cathy Spurlock

Primary and Lower Music Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in History, University of Southern Mississippi

Years of Classroom Experience: 20

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: 10

Kristin Thiels

Primary Art Teacher

Teresa Thomason

Piano Instructor

Degree(s):

Teacher's Certificate, LSU of Alexandria

BA Speech Pathology , Louisiana Tech University

Master of Science , University of South Alabama

Doctorate in Communication Disorders (Audiology), University of Florida

Years of Classroom Experience: 8

Jill Traczewitz

Fifth and Sixth Social Studies Teacher

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: 8

Ashley Vanderlick

Fifth and Sixth Grade Science Teacher

Degree(s):

BS in Business Management and Entrepreneurship, Louisiana Tech University

Anna Van Mol

Director of Advancement

Degree(s):

BA in Studio Art - Ceramics focus , Louisiana College

Master's of Fine Arts in 3-Dimensional Studio Art, Mississippi College

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Michael Williams

Fine Arts Teacher

Degree(s):

BA in Studio Art - Ceramics focus , Louisiana College

Master's of Fine Arts in 3-Dimensional Studio Art, Mississippi College

Years of Classroom Experience: 1

Michael Williams

Fine Arts Teacher

Degree(s):

Bachelor of Arts, St. Louis University

Master of Arts, University of Missouri

Ph.D. , Washington State University

Areas of Certification: Grades 1-5, Special Education, School Leadership

Years of Classroom Experience: 12

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