Haywood Elementary TOY

Haywood Elementary Teacher of the Year

Lacey Gaylord is a third grade Reading and Language Arts teacher at Haywood Elementary School where she has taught for three years. She has nine years of experience in Tennessee’s public schools. As a graduate of University of Memphis with a degree in Integrative studies with an Elementary Education (K-6), Ms. Gaylord was a learning coach at Goodlett Elementary where she mentored and supported new and struggling teachers. She is a volunteer for the Haywood County Humane Society and the County Environmental Education program. She has also supported and organized other initiatives such as the school’s greenhouse and the Brownsville Arts Council.