Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Katie Nelson
Welcome! My name is Katie Baxley. This will be my th year teaching. I have taught one year of th grade in Russell County and have been here at West SSES teaching 1st Grade the other 6 years. I am very excited to be starting my 1st year as a Special Education teacher! This has always been a passion of mine and I am very excited to see this dream starting at West!
I am a mommy to two amazing kids, Kayson and Kinlee.
I love working in Smiths Station as I am a Smiths Station High School Alumni as well! Go Panthers! I am starting my rd year of being the Varsity Cheer Coach for Smiths Station High School 🐾.
One of my other geatest accomplishments was becoming an Auburn Alumni!!!!! WAR EAGLE! 🦅
I love teaching, beach trips, making memories with my kids, and football games!
I am looking forward to another great year with my students and adding them to my "family". Once a child enters my room I consider them mine and make sure they are set up for success!