Kayla Taylor, currently a fifth-grade teacher at Sunset Valley Elementary, was named a Lee’s Summit R-7 elementary assistant principal at the May 16 Board of Education meeting.
Taylor will work at both Highland Park Elementary and Sunset Valley Elementary beginning with the 2013-14 school year. Both schools are gaining a part-time assistant principal next year.
A Lee’s Summit resident, Taylor has taught at Sunset Valley for four years. She previously worked as a third-grade teacher and art teacher in the Liberty School District. In all, she has nine years of experience in education.
Taylor earned her bachelor’s degree in education from Northwest Missouri State University and her master’s degree in school leadership from Baker University.