Mrs. Leila Martin
K-2 Department Chair
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 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 two years ago. Mrs. Martin loves working at Founders Classical Academy of Mesquite and hopes to impact the lives and minds of the young children in her care.