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LBSD welcomes Reynolds to staff

Special to Long Beach Breeze



The Long Beach School District recently announced the addition of Kelleigh Reynolds as executive director of curriculum and instruction.


With eighteen years in public education, Reynolds has served in various roles. Her curriculum and instructional leadership experience includes eight years as a building-level administrator spanning grades kindergarten through eighth, and four years at the district level in a secondary curriculum and instructional leadership capacity.


Prior to coming to Long Beach, Reynolds served the Biloxi Public School District (BPSD) in a variety of positions, including launching the role of instructional coaching in 2010, serving as a district-level proofreader for numerous years, and leading a district-level consolidation of five campuses merged into one to reflect a newly-configured school with her at the helm.


She previously attained National Board Certification and has been recognized by the VFW as the Mississippi State Teacher of the Year in 2009, by the Biloxi Bay Chamber of Commerce as Administrator of the Year in 2014, and by the BPSD as Administrator of the Year in 2019. She was selected by the Mississippi Association of School Administrators in 2020 from its statewide pool to receive the Roger McDaniel Scholarship to advance her postgraduate-level pursuits.


In addition to her many honors, Reynolds has mentored administrative interns through district appointment, as well as, through the Old Miss Principal Corps. She holds a B.A. in history, M.A.T.L. specializing in TESOL, Ed. S in education specializing in instructional leadership and is currently pursuing completion of her doctorate in educational leadership.



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