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Eads, Kay
Kindergarten Teacher
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keads@cypressheights.org
BS - Elementary Education

Mrs. Kay Eads received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education at LSU, where she was on the Dean’s List, and a member of Kappa Delta Epsilon and, in addition, has an Alternate Certification in Early Childhood. After obtaining a 4.0 from the Spalding Educational Foundation, Mrs. Eads was certified as a Spalding Tutor and taught extensively both in her home and in other schools including the Community Association for the Welfare of School Children (CAWSC) in Baton Rouge and Guardian Angel’s School at St. Louis King of France.

Mrs. Eads also worked at Overbrook Academy in Warwick, Rhode Island, an ICFusa/NCE international boarding school for young girls, as an ESL Teacher, Drama Teacher, and in Supervision. Mrs. Eads experience working with youth over the years includes: Catechist for Kindergarten (16+ years), 3rd and 5th grades; founding group Blue Army Cadets at St. Isidore; founding group ECYD/Louisiana (early Conquest/Challenge groups); founder Nucleus of Christian Life (NCL-high school and college faith study groups); St. Isidore 4-H Club Leader; St. Agnes Youth Group Leader; organized, directed, and attended Youth for the Third Millennium (YTM) Missions; founding YTM Louisiana Mission; organized and assisted youth retreats and summer camps. Mrs. Eads was also invited to be part of the founding World Youth Day Team for the Vocation.com Coffeehouse in Toronto, Canada, as well as for other WYDs that followed in Germany and in Australia. She also directed a vocational women’s team, who volunteered their time and effort in promoting vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

Mrs. Eads has participated as guest speaker at several women’s conventions: Youth for the Third Millennium (YTM) in Houston, Texas; Cypress Heights Academy in New Orleans; Nucleus of Christian Life (NCL) in Cheshire, Connecticut and San Antonio, Texas. In addition, she also attended several ICIF Pedagogy Courses in Michigan and Texas, where she received guidance on her various roles with Cypress Heights over the years (Chairman of the Board, Principal, Vice-Principal, Development, Dean of Students, Formation Director, Teacher, and Co-Founder).

Mrs. Eads has been active at her parish as a Catechism Teacher, RCIA Sponsor, and RENEW Group Leader. She also started and led an adult catechism study group called Faith, Family and Beyond and a youth initiative, IMPACT Missions. Mrs. Eads currently lectors at her parish and works in a singles ministry (outside the parish). She has four adult children and seven precious grandchildren, who are ALL the joy of her life!
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