Kayla became the second director for SSPTN in April of 2019. Prior to this role, she taught Kindergarten for five years in Blount County- where she was born and raised. Kayla attended Maryville City Schools and graduated with a degree in Child Development and Learning with teacher licensure from Maryville College, following a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. She is, and always has been passionate about giving back and making a difference in the lives of others. Kayla is married and has one son with her husband, Justin.