Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education and Studio Art from Columbia College, Columbia, SC (1998) Masters of Education degree from the Southern Wesleyan University, Central, SC (2006). Highly Qualified Early Childhood and Elementary Education Certifications Gifted and Talented and Art Education Certified

Kay Derrick

Professional Accomplishments

  • NPE Teacher of the Year 2014-15
  • Early Childhood Educator since 1998
  • Member of the Service Den 

My Professional Passions & Strengths 

  • Literacy Rich Classroom Environment
  • High Expectations for all Students
  • Warm, safe, loving environment

My Personal Passions 

I married my husband Bryan in 1998 and we have three children Jenna, Noah, and Abby. We have goats and 2 cats. Our family loves spending time together. We also enjoy serving others in our community. I enjoy reading, swimming, and creating art.