Mrs. Leila Martin

Kindergarten Teacher

Mrs. Leila Martin was born in Jackson, MS but grew up in Mesquite, TX. In 1990, a personal decision took Leila to Colorado Springs, CO where she lived for 19 years. There, Mrs. Martin received her BA in Child Development at Regis University and her MA in Early Childhood Special Education at The University of Colorado Denver in 2005. Mrs. Martin taught at Head Start for 17 years. In 2009, Leila met her husband who was stationed in NC at Fort Bragg. They drove home to Texas, got married and made their way to NC. There Mrs. Martin taught 3 years at Lillian Black Elementary School as a Behavioral teacher for two years and one year as a Kindergarten teacher. Family brought the Martins home to Texas four years ago. This will be Mrs. Martin’s fifth year at Founders Classical Academy of Mesquite. She truly loves the children in her care and hopes to make an impact on her students that they will never forget their first experience at school.