Mrs. Leah Conaway-Washington received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Alabama State University, Master’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction from Louisiana State University, and her Educational Specialist Degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Alabama. While at Louisiana State University, Mrs. Conaway-Washington also received a Generalist Degree for Middle School grades 4-8 in Reading. She is currently serving on the Digital Renaissance Learning Academy Team for Baldwin County, Member of Internal Communication Editorial Board for Baldwin County, and Partners in Education Coordinator Representative for Baldwin County. Mrs. Conaway-Washington’s educational philosophy is that every child can learn and succeed in a structured and nurturing environment. It is imperative that teachers serve as facilitators in their classrooms. Children should know that they are safe so that they will feel comfortable asking and answering questions.